Beaked seasnake

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Enhydrina Schistosa


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Toxins: Myotoxins, postsynaptic neurotoxins

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Human tolerance: fatal human dose estimated at 1.5mg, average bite yields 8.5-79mg. (O'Shea, 2005)

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Geographic range: The Persain Gulf to Queensland, Australia (O'Shea, 2005)

Habitat: Estuaries and river-mouth mud-flats (O'Shea, 2005)

General facts: All seasnake antivenom is formulated using the Beaked seasnake venom.(O'Shea, 2005)

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References

O'Shea, Mark. Venomous Snakes of the World. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2005.


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