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Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake
Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda)
The Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake is variable in color and pattern and can be gray, brown, olive green, or tan with faint darker banding. Some snakes are almost all black, or solid reddish orange or straw color. There may... Read more >
Atlantic Salt Marsh Snake
Atlantic Salt Marsh Snake (Nerodia clarkii taeniata)
The Atlantic Salt Marsh Snake is light grayish tan with four stripes that extend halfway down the back where they are replaced with dark bands or blotches down the rest of the body. The underside is reddish brown with a... Read more >

Redbelly Water Snake
Redbelly Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster erythrogaster.)
The Redbelly Water Snake are heavy-bodied snakes with brown, reddish-brown or almost black back. The underside and throat have strong reddish orange, or pale reddish brown color. Juveniles are grayish-brown with dark... Read more >
Banded Water Snake
Banded Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata fasciata)
The Banded Water Snake is a stocky snake with black, brown, or red crossbands across the back. The background color varies from gray, yellow, tan, or reddish. The underside is pale with roughly square shaped spots. The... Read more >
Florida Banded Water Snake
Florida Banded Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata pictiventris)
The Florida Banded Water Snake is a stout snake with black, brown, or red bands across the body. The narrower bands are pale tan, gray, or reddish. sometimes there is a black stripe down the back. The markings darken... Read more >
Diamondback Water Snake
Diamondback Water Snake (Nerodia rhombifer)
The Diamondback Water Snake is mainly brown, dark brown, or dark olive green with a black net-like pattern along their back, forming a series of diamond shapes down the middle of the back. There are usually dark... Read more >
Northern Water Snake
Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon)
The Northern Water Snake is brown, tan or gray with alternating square blotches that may merge to form bands. Adult snakes can appear solid brown or black with age. The underside is usually white, yellow, or orange with... Read more >

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