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Holothuria impatiens   (ForsskÃ¥l, 1775)

impatient sea cucumber

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Holothuria impatiens   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Holothuroidea | Aspidochirotida | Holothuriidae
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Main reference
James, D.B. 2001. (Ref. 118)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 85218)

Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 85345)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Cosmopolitan.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

During the day, this species lives under coralline rubble and in crevices on reef flats and forereef slopes (Ref. 85218); and is often found in sand and grassy areas (Ref. 86832). At night it feeds by extending its anterior end from the crevice (Ref. 85218). Deposit feeder (Ref. 108117). Spawning occurs in spring (Ref. 99891).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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