Holothuria pervicax   Selenka  1867 (Sea Cucumber)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Holothuroidea
Order:Aspidochirotida
Family:Holothuriidae

Description
Length: 120 mm

Color: The upper side is brown in color with 5-7 honey colored transverse bands, while the lower side is lighter, mottled with white and light violet colors.

The body is subcylindrical in shape and the upper and lower sides are well demarcated. It is a rare species.

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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 2001)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 2001)
• Lakshadweep INDIA (Record: 2001)

Literature Source(s)
  • Samyn, Y; VandenSpiegel, D and Massin, C (2005) Sea cucumbers of the Comoros Archipelago SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin 22 14-18
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • James, DB (2001) Twenty sea cucumbers from seas around India Naga, The ICLARM Quarterly 24(1 & 2) 4-8 Available at - http://www.worldfishcenter.org/Naga/Naga24-1&2/pdf/features.pdf

Page last updated on:2009-05-27

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