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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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The dynamics of oogenesis and the annual ovarian cycle of Stichopus californicus (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea).
Effect of water temperature on the survival and growth of endobenthic Holothuria scabra (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) juveniles reared in outdoor ponds.
Regeneration of the aquapharyngcal complex in the holothurian Eupentacta fraudatrix (Holothuroidea, Dendrochirota).
Structure of the ovotestis and release of gametes of a coelomic-brooding sea cucumber, Synaptula hydriformis (Lesueur, 1824) (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea).
Por el numero de especies domina Asteroidea con 12, le siguen Echinoidea con 10 y Holothuroidea con 4.
Species composition and molecular phylogeny of the Indo-Pacific teatfish (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) beche-de-mer fishery.
Adult individuals of Eupentacta fraudatrix (Holothuroidea, Dendrochirota) were collected from Vostok Bay, Sea of Japan.
Ovarian ultrastructure and vitellogenesis in ten species of shallow-water and bathyl sea cucumbers (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) J.
The Holothuroidea contains the highest number of viviparous species (O'Loughlin, 1994).
Feeding and growth on bivalve biodeposits by the deposit feeder Stichopus japonicus Selenka (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) co-cultured in lantern nets.
Reproductive biology of the commercial sea cucumber Parastichopus californicus (Stimpson) (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea).