3 edition of monograph of the sea snakes (Hydrophiinae). found in the catalog.
|Series||Asiatic Society, Calcutta. Memoirs -- v. 2, no. 8, Memoirs (Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India)) -- v. 2, no. 8.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||-251 p., 4 leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||251|
Sea snakes mainly inhabit Atlantic and Pacific tropical and subtropical seas and are a subfamily of venomous elapid snakes (Elapidae) that consists of Hydrophiinae (true sea snakes) and Laticaudinae (sea kraits; Smith , Dunson , Heatwole , Rasmussen ).Throughout the world, 62 sea snake species in Hydrophiinae and eight species in Laticaudinae are known (Smith . published a paper discussing the evolution of sea snakes extensively. In this paper, they mentioned that genus Laticauda is quite similar to many Elapidae land snakes. In our paper, our objective is more focused on chemical structure rather than evolution.
Sea snake, any of more than 60 species of highly venomous marine snakes of the cobra family (Elapidae). There are two groups: the true sea snakes (subfamily Hydrophiinae) and the sea kraits (subfamily Laticaudinae). Although their venom is the most potent of all snakes, human fatalities are rare. Sea snakes, or "coral reef snakes", are venomous elapid live in marine environments for most or all of their lives. At present, 17 genera are described as sea snakes, with 62 species.. They evolved from snakes that lived on the land. Some sea snakes still have some of the behaviour and traits of their ancestors, such as Laticauda, which can move a little on land.
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Monograph of the sea-snakes (Hydrophiidae) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Malcolm Arthur Smith (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Malcolm Arthur Smith. A monograph of the sea snakes (Hydrophiinae) Item Preview This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.
plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 1, Views Pages: About this book. Language: English. A reprint of the original monograph on 35 species of sea snake found in the Indian Ocean.
It features reproductions of the original illustrations, but the type has been completely re-set. Contents.
A brief note on sea snakes Introduction Key to the genera. Monograph of the Sea-Snakes (Hydrophiidae). by Smith,Malcolm. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Monograph Sea Snakes Hydrophiidae - AbeBooks Passion for books.
Monograph of the sea-snakes (Hydrophiidae). London, Printed by order of the Trustees of the British museum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book:. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Malcolm Arthur, Monograph of the sea-snakes (Hydrophiidae).
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A monograph of the colubrid snakes of the genus Elaphe, Fitzinger: Schulz, Klaus-Dieter with Andre Entzeroth, Drawings by the author, A. Gumprecht & T. Smith: : Books. 1 Used from $1, See All Buying s: 1. Smith MA. Monograph of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae). British Museum of Natural History, London.
Voris HK. A phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae). Fieldiana Zool. 70, Whitaker R. Common Indian Snakes: A Field Guide. Macmillan India Limited. Wearing one can be a helpful preventive mea- sure for those who swim in infested areas. Variety of Sea Snakes In Malcolm Smith's classic book Monograph of the Sea-Snakes, published in15 genera with 50 species were listed) Family: Hydrophiidae (sea snakes).
Sea snake venoms are highly toxic. One “drop” (about ml) contains enough venom to kill three adult men; some sea snake species can eject seven to eight such “drops” in a single bite. Fortunately for fishermen, sea snakes are not aggressive, and even when they do bite man, rarely inject much of their highly toxic venom.
Snakes being my favourite animals, this is the sort of book I've always wanted. Mark O'Shea provides informative profiles of species of snake (almost one in six of all currently known species), each with high-quality photographs, and spanning the breadth of the snake family tree/5(3).
A MONOGRAPH OF THE SEA SNAKES- MAJOR FRANK WALL 2. A POPULAR TREATISE ON THE COMMON INDIAN SNAKES (BNHS JOURNAL)- MAJOR FRANK WALL 3. Author(s): Smith,Malcolm Arthur, Title(s): Monograph of the sea-snakes (Hydrophiidae)by Malcolm Smith. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, Printed by order of the Trustees of the British museum, The magnificent monograph of the British Cretaceous echinoids (sea urchins) by Thomas Wright (–84) was to be followed by a similar work on the asteroids (starfishes).
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Sea snakes are the most diverse group of marine reptiles in the world, but they are poorly understood and threatened by development. Blanche D’Anastasi is among the scientists working to. Subscribe and 🔔 to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube 👉 Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer 👉 Programme websi.
This is a book about some of nature's most alluring and forbidding creatures, written by a man with an abiding passion for snakes, as well as for science, the fate of the planet, and the wonder of 4/5(3). Elijah W. Stommel M.D., PH.D., Michael R. Watters M.D., in Current Therapy in Neurologic Disease (Seventh Edition), Snake Envenomations.
In general, the apparatus for envenomation in sea snakes is less effective than that found among land snakes, but the toxins are much more potent. Most bites by sea snakes do not result in envenomation, particularly if a wetsuit is worn.In the decision to include the new genera of Bogertophis, Gonyosoma, and Senticolis on this website and in the genus Elaphe, we have taken the "Monograph of the Colubrid Snakes of the Genus Elaphe Fitzinger" by Klaus-Dieter Schulz as an example (the authors of this website strongly recommend this book for every serious Elaphe enthusiast).(1) Reptiles of the World: the Crocodilians, Lizards, Snakes, Turtles and Tortoises of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
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