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Sea Cucumbers of Hawai'i
Sea Cucumbers of Hawai'i Marine Invertebrates of Hawai'i Class Holothuroidea -- sea cucumbers Actinopyga mauritiana - speckled sea cucumber Description: large brown and white speckled cucumber; body ... black sea cucumber Description: black, smooth, hard cucumber often covered with sand. Size: up to 30 cm length. Habitat: on shallow sandy reef flats. Ophiodesoma spectabilis - sea worm sea cucumber ...
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(Levin 1995). Overfishing of sea cucumbers very often correlates with local socioeconomic problems. In 1989, sea cucumber fishermen from mainland Ecuador ... sea cucumber Stichopus fuscus (Family: Stichopodidae, Order: Aspirochirotida) became dramatically reduced almost immediately, and this coupled with the increased migrations of people to the Galapagos prompted a ban on all harvesting of sea ...
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Coral Reefs
Image 2003 www.clipart.com. Photo: The sea cucumber, Euapta godeffroyi, is very common in Kaneohe Bay in Hawaii. ... rocks in reefs provide habitat for such animals as sea cucumbers, sea urchins, sea snails, lobsters, crab, and shrimp. The world's coral ... one million plant and animal species. Compared to the adjacent sea bed, coral reefs have a much higher biodiversity, one that ...
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Ocean Alliance - VOYAGE OF THE ODYSSEY
Mission > Research Vessel Odyssey > Scientific Research Program > Conservation > Voice from the Sea > Odyssey Logs - Mediterranean Sea - Mauritius - Sri Lanka - Maldives - The Seychelles - Indian Ocean - Australia - Papua New ... Before the Departure - Real Audio Photo: Genevieve Johnson July 20, 2000 A Sea Cucumber underwater. The adults of these remarkable creatures serve as ocean filters, helping ...
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Monterey Bay Aquarium: Aquarium Exhibits - Rocky Shore Exhibit
Deep Outer Bay Rocky Shore Sandy Shore & Aviary Sea Otters Splash Zone & Penguins Wild About Otters Online Only Exhibits Saving ... pool where you can pet a warty sea cucumber or feel the various textures of colorful sea stars. In our walkthrough acrylic tunnel, ... bad taste. The nudibranch group is sometimes referred to as "sea slugs." Turn a wheel and watch barnacles stretch out their ...
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Marine Invertebrates of Hawai'i
Echinothrix diadema - black sea urchin Heterocentrotus mammillatus - slate pencil urchin Tripneustes gratilla - collector urchin Class Holothuroidea - sea cucumbers Actinopyga mauritiana - speckled sea cucumber Holothuria atra - black sea cucumber Ophiodesoma spectabilis - sea worm sea cucumber Class Ophiuroidea ...
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Discovery.com - Life on the Reef: Today from the Bahamas - Dispatch 9
Sand ... across. On the boat the other day, I held a sea cucumber nicknamed Donkey Dung that looks just like its name. When ... echinoderms can grow new body parts: A sea cucumber can regenerate its innards; a brittle star, sea star or feather star can replace an arm ...
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Discovery.com - Life on the Reef: Today from the Bahamas, Zoom 2
Discovery.com - Life on the Reef: Today from the Bahamas, Zoom 2 E X P E D I T I O N S Main | Today from the Bahamas Dive the Reef | Meet the Scientists | At the Museum The Reef from Space | Reef Briefs | Credits Picture: Tim Calver | Copyright 2000 Discovery Communications Inc. A donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) lives on the sandy floors in the lagoon.
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Life on the Sea Floor
Called "sea pigs", they are a type of sea cucumber, which is a member of the same phylum as starfish and sea urchins (Echinoderms). ... don't yet understand, members of the phylum Echinodermata (like the sea pigs) are extremely successful down in the ocean depths. They are the most plentiful species of sea creature down there. The sea floor must be "hog heaven" for these sea pigs! This guy does ...
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MBARI - Ocean Chemistry of Greenhouse Gases
Pacific grenadier fish Coryphaenoides acrolepsis swam by. And later, so did a brightly colored sea-cucumber Peniagone leander. Frame-by-frame images of the spillovers: A series of frame-grabs of ...
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