sea cucumber


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sea cucumber

A cylindrical marine invertebrate of the family Holothuria; some species have tentacles that contain a mild venom. Contact with the organism may produce dermatitis.
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Aquaculture technology (hatchery and grow-out technology) is also being developed for several other temperate and tropical sea cucumber species around the world, such as Isostichopus fuscus, Athyonidium chilensis, Cucumaria frondosa, Parastichopus californicus, Stichopus horrens, Holothuria fuscogilva, and Actynopiga spp.
There are a number of international regulations and charters to protect aquatic creatures such as sea cucumber and sea butterfly as well as flapping snails, coral reefs and seashells that are on the face of extinction," Modarres said.
Because sea cucumbers do not have lungs, they don't breathe in the technical sense of the word.
According to people familiar with the deal, Russian and Chinese fisheries companies agreed early this month to launch a joint venture to farm sea cucumbers there.
Sea creatures like lobster, sea cucumber, sea urchins and a variety of star fishes attract visitors to the petting pool.
Little Olly the Oyster encounters a variety of amazing creatures in Chesapeake Bay--a blue crab, who cleans the bay by eating carrion; a sea cucumber, who cleans the bay by eating animal waste sifted from the dirt; a barnacle, that cleans the bay by eating floating detritus; and a sea urchin, who cleans the bay by eating algae.
Shark fins, in common with other costly east Asian delicacies such as Bird's nest soup and sea cucumber, have very little flavour of their own.
In addition, the product features an herbal blend that consists of boswellia, skullcap, hops, sea cucumber and passion flower.
He worries about what the islands' youth will do when fish and sea cucumber populations decline even further.
And many felt it was time for the roundworm to reassume its proper genetic place, alongside other simple organisms such as the sea cucumber and Rep.
The Samoan story of the two-mouthed sea cucumber, for example, often is used to transmit the cultural value of integrity.