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Different snakes are called water snakes. Most are colubrids. "Water snake" is also sometimes used as a descriptive term for any snakes that spend a significant time in or near fresh water, such as any species belonging to the family Acrochordidae. They should not be confused with sea snakes, which live primarily or entirely in marine environments.
Examples of snakes called water snakes include:
- Agkistrodon species, Including:
- Agkistrodon piscivorus - North American water moccasin
- All species of Homalopsine families, for example:
- Helicops species, including:
- Helicops angulatus – Brown-banded water snake
- Hydrodynastes species, including:
- Hydrodynastes gigas – False water snake or Brazilian smooth snake
- Liophis species, including:
- Nerodia species
- Opisthotropis species
- Sinonatrix species, including:
- Sinonatrix percarinata – Eastern water snake
- Xenochrophis species, including:
- Xenochrophis piscator – Asiatic water snake or chequered keelback
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