holothurian


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holothurian

any ECHINODERM of the class Holothuroidea, including the sea cucumbers.
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Hemolytic activities of triterpene glycosides from the holothurian order Dendrochirotida: some trends in the evolution of this group of toxins.
Recruitment in the Holothurian Cucumaria frondosa in the Gulf of Maine.
Evisceration behavior and the seasonal incidence of evisceration in the holothurian Eupentactu quinquesemita (Selenka).
Harwood California State University, Bakersfield, Department of Biology, Bakersfield, CA 93311 55 1:40 VARIATION IN THE DEEP SEA HOLOTHURIAN PSYCHROPOTES LONGICAUDA AND CONFIRMATION OF THE SPECIES PSYCHROPOTES MIRABILIS K.
The surface of the substrate is gobbled by holothurians on a huge scale (it is estimated that every portion of sediment is consumed by a holothurian between 1-5 times a year).
Coleodes-mium karaensis is the shallowest-living torquaratorid discovered so far and is possibly an example of the high-latitude emergence that was previously noted for some other benthic animals of the Novaya Zemlya Trough by Filatova and Zenkevich (1957)--for example, the holothurian El-pidia glacialis Theel, 1876.
Distribution and density of two holothurian species in Cubagua Island, Venezuela.
Holothurian fisheries are based on a few deposit-feeding species belonging to two families and five genera: Actinopyga and Holothuria (Holothuridae) and Parastichopus, Stichopus, and Thelenota (Stichopodidae).
He concluded that the flatfish was far more likely to have been a holothurian, in particular the bathypelagic "cushion shaped" Galatheathuria aspera, which is white, oval, and about a foot long.