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Emydocephalus annulatus


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lexID:
9055 
AphiaID:
344036 
Scientific:
Emydocephalus annulatus 
German:
Eierfressende Seeschlange 
English:
Turtle-headed Seasnake, Egg-eating Sea Snake, Ringed Sea Snake 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Squamata (Order) > Elapidae (Family) > Emydocephalus (Genus) > annulatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Krefft, 1869 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Australien, Filippinerne, Indonesien, Japan, Middelhavet, Ny Kaledonien, Okinawa , Papua NeuGuinea , Taiwan, Timor 
Sea depth:
0 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 100cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 29°C 
Food:
Fish eggs, Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-06 15:56:23 

Toxicity


Emydocephalus annulatus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Emydocephalus annulatus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Husbandry

Krefft, 1869

Turtle-headed seasnake occurs in association with coral and rocky areas and over sand, generally found in shallow water less than 15 m depth, the snake has been seen at a maximum of 40 meters in the Philippines.

This snake is dietary specialist, it feeds exclusively on fish eggs and seems to prefer eggs that are laid in nests attached to corals and rocks by species such as damselfish, blennies and gobies.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Reptilia (Class) > Squamata (Order) > Serpentes (Suborder) > Alethinophidia (Infraorder) > Elapidae (Family) > Hydrophiinae (Subfamily) > Emydocephalus (Genus) > Emydocephalus annulatus (Species)

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