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

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Nitin Sawant
Amrut Singh
Shubham Rane
Sagar Naik
Mayur Gawas


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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