(Image credit: A. R. Rasmussen)
Sea snakes are cold blooded reptiles, and can be found in tropical waters. With their streamlined, boat-shaped body and flattened, paddle-like tail, sea snakes are well adapted to marine life. Sea snakes vary in size and colour.
Length: Up to 2.75 m
Open ocean and coastal reefs and mudflats; 0-90 m depth
Log any sightings of sea snakes in South Australian waters
Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.