Ball pythons are one of the most popular non-native snakes. They can be confused with Burmese pythons but are rarely over 4 feet long. Ball pythons have a series of light-colored blotches (often described as dumbbell shapes) on a dark background. Sometimes there are dark spots within the light colored blotches. Ball pythons have a dark wedge on the head. Although ball pythons have been found in the wild, there are no known reproducing populations.
FWC Facts:The FWC’s Angler Tag Return Hotline, 800-367-4461, collects data regarding tagged fish that anglers have captured or sighted in Florida waters.
Learn More at AskFWC
Get FWC News Feeds
Copyright 1999-2016 State of Florida • Technical Help •
EEO/AA/ADA • Privacy Statement • Advertising Statement & Disclaimer • Site Map
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission • Farris Bryant Building
620 S. Meridian St. • Tallahassee, FL
32399-1600 • (850) 488-4676
Pursuant to section 120.74, Florida Statutes, the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has published its 2015 Agency Regulatory Plan.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing..
Employee Resources (Password required)
Intranet Portal | Outlook E-Mail | Retiree Info
Disaster Information for FWC Employees