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Pelamis platura Pelagic sea snake

Pelamis platurais commonly referred to as Pelagic sea snake. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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lexID:
8408 
AphiaID:
220959 
Scientific:
Pelamis platura 
German:
Plättchen-Seeschlange 
English:
Pelagic Sea Snake 
Category:
Reptiles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Squamata (Order) > Elapidae (Family) > Pelamis (Genus) > platura (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1766 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Kuwait, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, (the) Maldives, Arabian Sea, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Columbia, Corea, Costa Rica, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Ecuador, Fiji, Galapagos Islands, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico (East Pacific), Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Quatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Nicobar Islands, Vietnam 
Size:
23.62" - 35.43" (60cm - 90cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Highly toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-05-17 14:43:05 

Toxicity


Pelamis platura is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Pelamis platura, 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!

Info

Linnaeus, 1766

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

External links

  1. Goruma (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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