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Two sightings of yellow-bellied sea snakes in So. Cal. recently. Venom said to be highly toxic (like coral snakes), any bites in the U.S.?

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Dr. Vythi Alagappan
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In brief: Don't know

I have not seen any case reports .
I live in Rochester well away from the coast.but I believe sea snakes in general are poisonous. So Dr Geoff No sea surfing for you!

In brief: Don't know

I have not seen any case reports .
I live in Rochester well away from the coast.but I believe sea snakes in general are poisonous. So Dr Geoff No sea surfing for you!
Dr. Vythi Alagappan
Dr. Vythi Alagappan
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Thanks. The kite boarders are occasionally reporting them on the beach in SoCal. Haven't heard of a single venomous bite from them yet.
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