Detailed species information from your search of the Atlas.
Scientific name:
Laticauda laticaudata
Common name:
brown lipped sea krait
Naming authority:
Linnaeus 1758
Bio status category:
Indigenous (Non-endemic)
IUCN threat status:
** Not Classified **
NZ threat classification:

Refer to for NZ threat classification system details.

brown lipped sea krait. Not found photo file name.
brown lipped sea krait


  • Notes about 2012-14 cycle of NZ threat classification for Reptiles: (Hitchmough, et al.
  • 2012): New record - Devonport naval base.

Statistical information and distribution map

  Before 1988 Since 1988
Live Specimen 0 1
Total 0 1

  Live or dead specimen or shed skin
  Bone or fossil

brown lipped sea krait Distribution Map.'
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