Thinking about taking a moonlight swim in the waters of Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica? You might want to read the following research article written by Dr. Brook L. Bessesen and Dr. Gary J. Galbreath first.

A new subspecies of sea snake, Hydrophis platurus xanthos, from Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica chronicles the discovery of this new sub-species.

       Another article related to this new species was just published in Newsweek.

Picture of Yellow Sea Snake in Stalking PositionYellow Sea Snake In Stalking Position