2011
09.09

Ryukyu ornated sea snake

Black-headed sea snake
(Kuro-gashira umi hebi)
Hydrophis melanocephalus

At Okinawa island, Okinawa prefecture
Photograph by Mr.Terada
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DISTRIBUTION
Around sea of Amami Islands, Okinawa Islands, Miyako Islands and Yaeyama Islands.
Coast in Southern area of east Asia.
Subsp. (Hydrophis ornatus ornatus) lives from the Australian coast to the Persian Gulf.

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LENGTH
TL:80-90cm
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OTHER PHOTOGRAPHS


Swimming
At Ishigaki island, Okinawa prefecture
Photograph by Diving servie “Umi”

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Band is not arriving belly.
At Ishigaki island, Okinawa prefecture
Photograph by Diving servie “Umi”
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It swims with fish.
At Okinawa island, Okinawa prefecture
Photograph by Crazy birder
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Whole body
At Okinawa island, Okinawa prefecture
Photograph by Crazy birder
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The seaweed has grown in the body.
At Okianwa island, Okinawa prefecture
Photograph by Mr.Terada

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