The pelagic or Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake spends most of its time at sea, & is helpless if washed up on land. Venomous. 1m-3ft in length. Hunt by day, sleep at night. They need to come to the surface for fresh air. Able to stay underwater for 3 & 1/2 hours  & utilize cutaneous breathing via their skin removing oxygen from the water & releasing carbon dioxide.  A special gland under their tongue allows them to filter the salt out of the water, very important for surviving in a marine…

The Yellow Bellied Sea Snake, (Pelamis platura), also known as the Yellowbelly Sea Snake, or Pelagic Sea Snake, is a species of sea snake found in tropical oceanic waters around the world.

Olive Sea Snake-One bite said to be able to deliver enough venom to KILL twenty full-grown men.

Olive Sea Snake-One bite said to be able to deliver enough venom to KILL twenty full-grown men. Although this snake is very docile and rarely attacks.

Faint-Banded Sea Snake - This species, also commonly known as Belcher’s Sea Snake, is found in the Indian and Pacific oceans and is now thought to be not only the most venomous sea snake but the most venomous snake on the planet! They are capable of killing 1800 humans with a drop of venom, though thankfully they are known to be non-egressive unless threatened.

The banded sea krait (Laticauda colubrina) is arguably the most recognizable of the sea snakes. Similar to other sea snakes, the banded sea krait is quite venemous, but not aggressive towards divers.

Banded Sea #Krait. #snake #reptile

Most-Dangerous-Animal-In-The-Sea.Belcher's or Banded Sea-Snake.have venom up to ten times more powerful than cobra's.

Hydrophis elegans - a highly venomous sea snake found in Indoaustralian & Southeast Asian waters

(Hydrophis elegans) elegant sea snake -- The elegant sea snake (Hydrophis elegans) is a highly venomous Sea Snake in the Elapid Family. They are found off the coast of Western Australia, Northern Territory of Australia, and Queensland Australia.

This is a photograph of the rare short nosed sea snake discovered on Ningaloo reef, Western Australia. (Grant Griffin, W.A. Dept. Parks and Wildlife)

Sea snakes thought to be extinct show up in Australian waters

This is a photograph of the rare short nosed sea snake discovered on Ningaloo reef, Western Australia. (Grant Griffin, W. Parks and Wildlife)

Sea snake. A white one would look amazing in a tank. But it would kill you. Fast and painfully.  No doubt.

(Hydrophis elegans) elegant sea snake The elegant sea snake (Hydrophis elegans) is a highly venomous Sea Snake in the Elapid Family. They are found off the coast of Western Australia, Northern Territory of Australia, and Queensland Australia.

We've only discovered a tiny fraction of the deep sea creatures.<<<And I'm incredibly concerned...

Deep-Sea Fisherman's Discoveries in Russia Will Fuel Your Nightmares (By Roman Fedortsov)

We've only discovered a tiny fraction of the deep sea creatures.<<<And I'm incredibly concerned.<<So is that what lurks in the deep seas of Russia?anndd never going swimming again.

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