Holothuroidea | Aspidochirotida
Clouse, R., D. Janies and A.M. Kerr. 2005. (Ref. 85230)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 85218)
Climate / Range
Western Central Pacific: Micronesia, Caroline Island and Philippines.
Found in shallow-water, usually in sandy seagrass beds and reef flats (Ref. 85218). Members of the class Holothuroidea are gonochoric and have only one gonad. Spawning and fertilization are both external and some exhibit brooding. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktotrophic larvae (auricularia) then into doliolaria (barrel-shaped stage) which later metamorphose into juvenile sea cucumbers (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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