Wilderness: Sea Snake Bite Topic Guide

Sea Snake Bite Sea Snake Bite: Sea snakes are generally not aggressive unless provoked or cornered. Sea snakes are highly venomous. Symptoms from a sea snake bite will occur within three hours of the bite and include:
  • painful muscles,
  • inability to move the legs,
  • joint aches,
  • blurred vision,
  • thick tongue,
  • excessive saliva production,
  • vomiting, and
  • droopy eyelids.
There is an antivenom available for sea snake bites.


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