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But sea snake populations have been declining rapidly for the last 20 years worldwide, as a result of climate change, pollution, fishing, habitat loss, mining exploration and disease.
Sightings of this species of sea snake have become rare except for a few instances when they are caught in fishermen's nets.
The 1.5m-long reptile - thought to be a turtleheaded sea snake - was spotted near the boardwalk in Youghal, Co Cork.
Blue-lipped sea krait (Laticauda laticaudata) showed 86.7%, Small-headed sea snake (Microcephalophis gracilis) and Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) showed 83.3% similarity.
It is the first death recorded as a result of a sea snake bite.
All known species of sea snake are venomous and "produce some of the most dangerous venoms known in the animal kingdom," the Marine Education Society of Australia said.
Tan, "Venomics of the beaked sea snake, Hydrophis schistosus: A minimalist toxin arsenal and its cross-neutralization by heterologous antivenoms," Journal of Proteomics, vol.
If you do want to see the giant sea snake, it's pretty simple: tap on your Magikarp a bunch until you get a prompt saying the Everstone broke and once your fish reaches level 20, it will evolve into a Gyarados.
"Someone called it a sea snake, another said it was a poisonous adder," said Paul, 46, from Birmingham.
As we walked across the sea, we came across uniquely colorful seaweed, sea turtles, spiky ritza (sea urchins), crabs with huge claws, a sea snake and one particularly frightening eel, which we had to run away from.