Tag: Nerodia clarkii compressicauda

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 09 July 2011

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). A fantastic Mangrove salt marsh snake just about to reach ecdysis, the shedding of its scales. Note the milky blue eye. That’s its ocular scale very, very ready to shed.… Continue Reading “Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 09 July 2011”

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 09 July 2011

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Ranging throughout many of the mangrove-ladened stretches of the southern Florida peninsula coastline, the Mangrove salt marsh snake is a modest, non-venomous species well adapted to its salty habitat. The… Continue Reading “Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 09 July 2011”