An unusual morph of Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758) (Squamata: Serpentes) from Goa, India

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Nitin Sawant
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3248-8656
Amrut Singh
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3874-1475
Shubham Rane
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5560-2816
Sagar Naik
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0329-7490
Mayur Gawas
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7442-0505

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We report first case of melanism in Naja naja from Goa. Identification of snake is done based on meristic data collected from the specimen. Appropriate documentation of these types of individuals will farther our understanding of this phenomenon. 

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