holothurian


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holothurian

any ECHINODERM of the class Holothuroidea, including the sea cucumbers.
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Holothurians from wild populations cannot be aged, and they tend to contract longitudinal muscles when disturbed such that length measurements are highly variable for a given individual.
The region was of particular interest to conduct this study because in the 1990s was the most productive in the country in relation to the total holothurian catch (Fajardo-Leon & Velez-Barajas, 1996; Singh-Cabanillas & Velez-Barajas, 1996).
Regeneration of the radial nerve cord in a holothurian: a promising new model system for studying post-traumatic recovery in the adult nervous system.
The observed growth rate (K=0.88) indicates that this species achieves asymptotic size quickly, even faster than tropical commercially valuable holothurians, such as the lolly fish (K=0.11), Thelenota ananas (K=0.20), Stichopus chloronotus (K=0.45), or Isostichopus fuscus (K=0.18) (Ebert, 1978; Conand, 1988; Herrero-Perezrul et al., 1999).
After administration, MEQ might be metabolized to different metabolites in holothurian. Considering the potential high toxicity of MEQ, it should also be paid close attention to control the residues in foods.
Conand, "Holothurians," in FAO species identification guide.
A chemical compound extracted from sea cucumber, i.e., depolymerized holothurian glycosaminoglycan (DHG) is partially absorbed after oral administration.
Furthermore, holothurian (sea cucumber) among echinodermata is considered as a natural resource of sulfated polysaccharides.
Immunomodulatory Properties of Cucumariosides from the Edible Far-Eastern Holothurian Cucumaria japonica.
Pascal, "From Hatchery to Community --Madagascar's First Village-Based Holothurian Mariculture Programme," SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin 29 (2009): 38-43.