sea snake

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any of numerous venomous aquatic viviparous snakes having a fin-like tail

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While there have been no recorded fatalities from sea snake bites in Australian waters, the availability of a specific antivenene has almost certainly saved a number of lives, highlighted in 1979 when a two-year-old child was bitten by a sea snake at Yeppoon in central Queensland.
When you see the 20-metre-long sea snake horizontal and moving between buildings it is amazing for the crowds.
The study revealed one species of sea snake, Hydrophis pacificus, to be most at risk from trawling.
An official of the exhibition said, ''It is rare for a sea snake to live this long.
Crocodilian) (Crocodilian) (Crocodilian) Tuscahomaophis Tallahattaophis (1 strange sea snake) (1 strange sea snake) Palaeophis Palaeophis (3 sea snake species) (1 sea snake species) Clayton Fauna, Jim Woodruff.
Whether the so-called mimic octopus could impersonate Madonna or President Bush remains unclear, but researchers say the long-armed wonder does a great sea snake and lionfish.
Size and proportion relationship between the beaked sea snake and its prey.
So his sea snake looked like it might have been formed by its pressure-packed environment.
The final section, on peptide toxins, contains a review of the work on conotoxins, the biologically active peptides in cone snail venom; sea anemone polypeptide toxins that affect sodium channels; and chapters on sea snake venom (neurotoxins), the cytolytic peptides found in sea anemones, some natural jellyfish toxins, plus an article on pardaxin, the neurotoxic polypeptide from the Red Sea Moses sole, Pardachirus marmoratus, which targets gills and pharynx of aquatic animals and is eyed as a shark repellant.
Annulated sea snake (Hydrophis cyanocinctus) is dominant sea snake in the HPA; although some other sea snakes are also reported from the mangrove channels.
I saved my friend from a sea snake going right up his shorts," he says.
As Tex's epic journey progresses we learn how a young appointed king, his murderously jealous cousin, a giant sea snake, the great, great, great grandson of Fidel Castro, a powerful communication radio tower, and the spawn of Satan himself, all hold a vital presence in the New American mythology.
Gordon and Robin were at the helm of the 21ft Sea Snake when the tragedy appened at about 2am on July 10.
Graeme King meets its boss, and sea snake expert, Dr Roger Duggan.