Paraleptopentacta elongata (D├╝ben & Koren, 1846)
Paraleptopentacta elongata
photo by Tiralongo, Francesco

Family:  Cucumariidae ()
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 150 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Temperate and subtropical.
Biology:  This is a free-living (Ref. 3123), sessile-burrower, suspension feeder (Ref. 96498).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:  Known from Salobreña, Andalucía and Bay of Biscay (Ref. 124770). C: Ref. 124770.

Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 10.03.06
Modified by: Parducho, Vina Angelica - 02.10.22

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