Acrochordus granulatus is a snake species found from India through Southeast Asia to the Solomon Islands. It is known as the little file snake, marine file snake, and little wart snake. It is completely aquatic and almost helpless on land. No subspecies are currently recognized.
4 to 20 m
69 to 191 g
0.6 to 2.43 m
Little file snakes breed once every two years.
Little file snakes breed during June and July and give birth during December.
Range number of offspring
1 to 12
Average number of offspring
Range gestation period
5 to 7 months
Typical lifespan Status: captivity
3 to 5 years
Cooper, L. 2011. "Acrochordus granulatus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed November 10, 2020 at https://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Acrochordus_granulatus/