Black-headed Python (Aspidites meloncephalus)
The Technical Assessment Panel (TAP) assessed the
Black-headed python (Aspidites meloncephalus) as being moderately
dangerous to humans, having a low establishment risk with a low consequence of
establishment and a low quantitative consequence.
Consequently, the TAP assessment concluded that the risk
posed by importing Black-headed python (Aspidites meloncephalus) into Tasmania
is moderate and only for import by those licence holders approved for keeping
moderate threat species.
Black-headed Python Risk Assessment (509Kb)
ContactWildlife Management Branch
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