Holothuroidea | Aspidochirotida
IUCN. 2014. (Ref. 97248)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92930)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 92930)
Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean.
Main market and value is in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, and Taiwan (Ref. 92930). 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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