Hydrophis sibauensis Rasmussen, Auliya & Böhme, 2001

Kalimantan sea snake



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chitulia sibauensis Rasmussen, Auliya & Böhme, 2001


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Sibau River, Kalimantan, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology




Only known from 3 specimens.






Original scientific description:

Rasmussen, A.R., Auliya, M. and Böhme, W. (2001). A new species of the sea snake genus Hydrophis (Serpentes: Elapidae) from a river in West Kalimantan (Indonesia, Borneo). Herpetologica 57(1): 23-32.


Other references:

Elfes, Cristiane T. et al. (2013). Fascinating and forgotten: the conservation status of marine elapid snakes. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8(1): 37-52.

Rasmussen, A. (2010). Hydrophis sibauensis. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 28 April 2012.


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