Holothuria fuscocinerea Jaeger, 1833
Ashen sea cucumber
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Family:  Holothuriidae (sea cucumbers)
Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 40 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Biology:  During the day, this species is found under rubble on reef flats, and is known to be active at night. When disturbed, they eject large translucent Cuvierian tubules (Ref. 85218).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 18 May 2010 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 08.07.10

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