They are slow creatures basking in the warm seas, rocking with the swell, and are easy to see because of their markings removed. They are reptiles of the air, and can bite if you happen to snorkel more when they surface to breathe a little. The only time they are often provoked to bite is if they are caught in a fishing net or harassed. Sea snakes are in favor of orgies, the collection of numbers to mate, when disturbed at this time, they can also be aggressive. Treat people with respect and they leave you alone if you find a group, stay away. Even the few people bitten by snakes, sea receives about 80 percent no poison and suffer no ill effects.