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Sea Cucumbers

Holothuroidea

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Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers) is a group of echinoderms. There are 1728 species of sea cucumbers, in 236 genera and 28 families. This group has been around since the Cambrian Stage 4 Age. Sea Cucumbers have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 40 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of sea cucumbers

sea cucumbers Habitats

The environments in which many sea cucumbers species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea cucumbers species checklist.

Francois Michonneau   cc-by

sea cucumbers Habitats

The environments in which many sea cucumbers species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea cucumbers species checklist.