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COMMON NAME: Arabian Gulf Sea Snake

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hydrophis lapemoides

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FAMILY: Elapidae

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  • Wide distribution in tropical and sub-tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region

  • Venomous

  • Although their venom is the most potent of all
    snakes, sea snakes are generally not aggressive,
    and only use their venom in defense

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