Mesothuria sufflava Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984
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Family:  Synallactidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 392 - 423 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific.
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Biology:  Members of the class Holothuroidea are gonochoric and have only one gonad. Spawning and fertilization are both external and some exhibit brooding. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktotrophic larvae (auricularia) then into doliolaria (barrel-shaped stage) which later metamorphose into juvenile sea cucumbers (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 19 May 2010 Ref. (120744)
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Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 10.03.06
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 11.10.18

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