Holothuroidea | Dendrochirotida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 110 - 110 m (Ref. 757). Subtropical
Western Indian Ocean: South Africa.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 757)
Found on rocks and khaki sand (Ref. 757).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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.
Thandar, A.S. and M.N. Moodley. 2003. (Ref. 757)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)