Experts believe that this will help them to save sea snakes in the future.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia told how sea snakes manage to find another. Experts note that in General, the ocean is difficult to search for their relatives, since there is a distortion of smell and much worse is seen.
Studies were conducted on the Hibernia reef off the coast of Western Australia. There scientists watched cherepahoobraznoy sea snake – this species is one of the most common in these waters. Experts have determined that to search for each other creatures used vision, touch and spatial memory.
According to lead researcher Jenna Crowe-Riddell, a combination of feelings helped cherepahoobraznoy male sea snake detect a female. The creature followed her movement and touched her, and then used spatial memory. The scientist noted that such observations can help to understand the evolution of snakes and allow for their normal life in the future.
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