Reptiles and Amphibians of Thailand

Thailand's Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, and Frogs

Identifying Wart Snakes in Thailand

Wart Snakes are large rough-skinned marine snakes which are almost incompetent when on land. They are sometimes seen in freshwater environments but only close to the sea. Wart Snakes may be confused with several types of Sea Snakes.

Little File Snake
Little file snake banded marine granulated Acrochordus granulatus austrailia
© Elliot Budd

Dark body with light bands that fade into the background color with age. Up to 1.2 meters in length.

Javan Wart Snake
Javan Wart Snake (Acrochordus javanicus)
© Michael Cota

Dark body with lighter sides mottled with broken-up lines and blotches. Up to 3 meters in length.

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