WoRMS taxon details

Pelamis platura Linnaeus, 1766

220959  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220959)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   
Description Habitat: open seas, but East African records are usually based on stranded individuals, often after storms. Distribution:...  
Description Habitat: open seas, but East African records are usually based on stranded individuals, often after storms. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Uetz, P. (ed.) (2018). The Reptile Database. Pelamis platura Linnaeus, 1766. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220959 on 2018-02-20
Date
action
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1998-06-26 15:23:02Z
created
2001-03-31 17:55:40Z
changed
2009-06-30 06:57:17Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   

basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Habitat: open seas, but East African records are usually based on stranded individuals, often after storms. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Habitat pelagic [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese セグロウミヘビ  [details]