Stokes' sea snake (Astrotia stokesii)
|Also known as:||Stokes sea snake|
|French:||Astrotie De Stokes|
- Stokes' sea snake is one of the heaviest sea snake species, and an individual weighing over five kilograms has been recorded.
- Stokes' sea snake feeds on fish which it hunts among coral reefs.
- Stokes' sea snake can live for up to 15 years.
- A viviparous species, Stokes' sea snakes gives birth to up to 20 live young.
The Stokes' sea snake is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (July, 2011)