Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake Animal Pictures

Hydrophis platurus

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A yellow-bellied sea snake on rocks

A yellow-bellied sea snake on rocks
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Yellow-bellied sea snakes have small hexagonal-shaped scales.

A yellow-bellied sea snake curled up on the beach displaying its paddle-like tail

A yellow-bellied sea snake curled up on the beach displaying its paddle-like tail
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This photo clearly shows the paddle-shaped tip of a yellow-bellied sea snake, which it uses as an oar when swimming.

Yellow-bellied sea snake washed up on the beach

Yellow-bellied sea snake washed up on the beach
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Yellow-bellied sea snakes can reach 4 feet in length, with females being slightly longer than males.

A head shot of a yellow-bellied sea snake

A head shot of a yellow-bellied sea snake
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Yellow-bellied sea snakes have long heads and blunt snouts.

A yellow-bellied sea snake washed up on a beach

A yellow-bellied sea snake washed up on a beach
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Yellow bellied sea snakes have dark stripes on their backs that turn into spots.