The Belcher’s Sea Snake: 

The Belcher’s Sea Snake: 

The Belcher’s sea snake is one of the most poisonous snakes found on earth. This sea snake can be found along the coasts of both the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Belcher’s sea snake is popular among fishermen. Generally, the life span of a Belcher’s sea snake is a bit more than 25 years.

A sea snake is an elongated, cylindrical, prehensile snake, whose body is occupied by an elongated head on which a bony crest covers its teeth and upper jaw.

Adults of Hydrophis belcheri typically measure between 0.5 to 1 meter (about 20–40 inches)  in length. The short tail makes them extremely fast swimmers

Their body is covered in tiny scales that make them nearly impervious to both the sun and cold water, making them ideal for cold water habitats, such as the Arctic.

Their body is covered in tiny scales that make them nearly impervious to both the sun and cold water, making them ideal for cold water habitats, such as the Arctic.

Age Small adult Belcher’s sea snakes range in age from 2 to 7 years, with both sexes typically reaching sexual maturity between 3 and 5 years of age.

Size Belcher’s sea snakes can reach lengths of up to 6 feet in an adult, though most tend to be around 4.3 to 5 feet. Razor-like teeth This snake is most often found to be black

The venom of the Belcher’s Sea Snake This species of sea snake is known to have highly concentrated doses of neurotoxic To read more

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