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cottonmouth moccasin on Sea Horse Key, Florida

Charles H. Wharton

cottonmouth moccasin on Sea Horse Key, Florida

by Charles H. Wharton

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Published by University of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • Seahorse Key.
    • Subjects:
    • Agkistrodon piscivorus -- Florida -- Seahorse Key.,
    • Snakes -- Florida -- Seahorse Key.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Charles H. Wharton.
      SeriesBulletin of the Florida State Museum. Biological sciences, v. 14, no. 3, Bulletin of the Florida State Museum., v. 14, no. 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH1 .F6 vol. 14, no. 3, QL666.O6 .F6 vol. 14, no. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[227]-272 p.
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4859364M
      LC Control Number75632030

      ON: ONMOUTH MOCCASIN swimming (at Snake Key). Kirk Strawn, who studied marine life on the Rats around Sea Horse, never saw a cottonmouth in salt. I worked the shore of Sea Horse Key many times on foot and by boat, both day and night, and I never saw a cottonmouth swim-ming in the salt water other than when they were provoked by handling. Florida's Snakes Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus) VENOMOUS. Venomous snakebites are rare and can usually be avoided; however, knowing how to respond correctly to venomous snakebites is also important.

      Agkistrodon piscivorus is a venomous snake, a species of pit viper in the subfamily Crotalinae of the family species is endemic to the southeastern United an adult, it is large and capable of delivering a painful and potentially fatal bite. When threatened, it may respond by coiling its body and displaying its fangs. Although its aggression has been exaggerated Class: Reptilia. Printable Maps for the River Lakes Moccasin Island Tract. A recent addition to our site here at Space Coast Florida is the development of a map collection for Moccasin Island. Click the link provided to download a PDF document you can print for trail and exploration efforts in the area.

      Cottonmouth activity patterns in northwest Florida. Page 63 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles and the 30th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 1–6 August , North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. IDENTIFICATION: The Florida cottonmouth, or water moccasin, is a dark brown, very heavy-bodied snake. It is usually only about 3 feet long, but the record length goes to a snake over 6 feet long! The young cottonmouth is banded with alternating light and dark brown areas. The one feature found on both young and old cottonmouths is a dark brown.


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TZ Charles H. Wharton University of Florida Gainesville [] p. Bibliography. THE COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN ON SEA HORSE KEY, FLORIDA CHARLES H. WHARTON' SYNOPSIS: From to the author studied the cottonmouth moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus) population of the islands near Cedar Key, Levy County, Florida.

Sea Horse Key, one of the outer islands, approximately 1 mile long and. The cottonmouth moccasin on Sea Horse Key, Florida. By Charles H Wharton. Abstract (Bibliography) Bibliography: p.

Cover title.(Statement of Responsibility) [by] Charles H. Wharton Publisher: University of Florida (Gainesville) Year: OAI identifier: oai:UFDC:UF_Author: Charles H Wharton. Buy The cottonmouth moccasin on Sea Horse Key, Florida (Bulletin of the Florida State Museum.

Biological sciences, v. 14, no. 3) by Charles H Wharton (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Charles H Wharton. The cottonmouth, or water moccasin, is a dark-colored, heavy-bodied snake that can grow to an average of feet in length.

Juvenile cottonmouths are a brown or tan color with darker, reddish brown crossbands containing many speckles down the back.

Juveniles also have bright yellow tail tips. Meanwhile, the moccasins on Snake Key — an island about 3 miles from Seahorse Key to which some of the birds migrated last year — are getting as chunky as the cottonmouths on Seahorse were when.

The cottonmouth moccasin on Sea Horse Key, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum Biological Science. Go to: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Peter May Home.

Native Range: The Florida Cottonmouth is distributed in Florida, including the upper Keys, and extreme southeastern Georgia; Wharton, C. The cottonmouth moccasin on Sea Horse Key, Florida.

Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences Wright, A. H., and A. Wright. Handbook of Snakes of The United. Cottonmouths, also called water moccasins, are native to the southeastern United States.

Their territory stretches from Texas to the Eastern Seaboard, and from the Florida Keys to the middle of Missouri. A venomous snake, the cottonmouth is often confused with. Top of the head (notice the large plate-like scales on the top of the head, and that the eyes cannot be seen from above) B.

Underside of the head (chin and throat) C. Front (face view) of the head D. Side of the head (notice the facial pit between the eye and the nostril) E.

Keeled Scales F. Elongated scales below the tail (subcaudal scales) are typically undivided. The Difference Between a Cottonmouth & a Water Moccasin By Ronald Bell and that is the Agkistrodon piscivorus or what Southerners have long called the “cottonmouth moccasin.” Youngsters who live around the lakes and swamps in Florida and other areas of the deep South have long identified the water moccasin and the cottonmouth moccasin.

O’Shea, M. The Book of Snakes. Ivy Press / Quarto Publishing Tetzlaff, Sasha J., David L. Tetzlaff, Michelle Schoenbeck and Nick Clark.

Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti (Florida cottonmouth) diet and phenotype. Herpetological The cottonmouth moccasin on sea horse key, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 14 (3 Higher Taxa: Viperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes).

Seahorse Key: Sharks and cottonmouth snakes - See 5 traveler reviews, 3 candid photos, and great deals for Florida, at Tripadvisor.3/5(5). Fast Facts Description The Florida cottonmouth is a medium-bodied snake. Its color ranges from olive green to dark brown to jet black.

It has a "bandit's mask", a dark line which runs through the eye, bordered above and below by white. The Cottonmouth Snake (Agkistrodon piscivorus) is also known as the water moccasin, the black moccasin and the black snake. The name cottonmouth comes from the fact that its mouth looks like cotton when it is open.

The Cottonmouth Snake has been considered aggressive, however, studies have shown that this is not necessarily true. The Cottonmouth [ ]. A Northeast Florida homeowner called a wildlife removal service in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, and what was discovered was one of the largest cottonmouth water moccasins on record.

It was a goliath of the species, a moccasin as big around. The cottonmouth is also sometimes called the Florida cottonmouth or "water moccasin." There are two types of cottonmouths found in Florida.

These are: Cottonmouth; Eastern cottonmouth; Both snakes are pit vipers, and can be distinguished by their blocky, triangular head, wide body, dark coloration, and the geographical location where they are.

This NE Fla. snake was a victim of Hurricane Matthew and had crawled into a Nocatee suburban patio when a wildlife specialist was called to remove it alive.The Florida water moccasin_,_ the western water moccasin and the eastern water moccasin grow to an adult size from 8 to 48 inches long, with a record length of 74 1/2 inches long.

The snakes are thick and dark colored, with a heavy body, with the neck smaller than the body and with the tail .