Holothurians have an important role as large scale detritus feeders. They cycle up to 90% benthic biomass in ocean.
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Mulcrone, R. 2005. "Holothuroidea" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Holothuroidea.html
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