Acrochordus granulatus

Acrochordus granulatus

Acrochordus granulatus

(Little File Snake)

FAMILY

Acrochordidae

Species

Acrochordus granulatus

Common name

Little File Snake

Main colour

Grey or brown to black with bands

Body size

To 1.6 m long

Location

Cairns

Description

This snake is found associated with water where it feeds on small fish and other aquatic animals. The body varies from grey to almost black and there are indistinct cross bands present, these bands are not particularly obvious on the belly.