Species under Holothuria
n= 166
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Holothuria aculeata
Semper, 1868
Western Central Pacific 22
Holothuria aemula
Sluiter, 1914
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria albifasciatus
Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Central Pacific
Holothuria albiventer
Semper, 1868
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria albofusca
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean 10.1000003814697
Holothuria altaturricola
Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria altaturricula
Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria annulifera
Fisher, 1907
Eastern Central Pacific
Holothuria aphanes
Lampert, 1885
Indo-West Pacific 27
Holothuria arenacava
Samyn, Massin & Muthiga, 2001
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria arenicola
Semper, 1868
sand sea cucumber Indo-Pacific and Western Central Atlantic 30
Holothuria arguinensis
Koehler & Vaney, 1906
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Holothuria artensis
Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria asperita
Cherbonnier & Feral, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria atra
Jaeger, 1833
lollyfish Indo-Pacific 60
Holothuria austrinabassa
O'Loughlin, 2007
Eastern Indian Ocean
Holothuria axiologa
Clark
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria bacilla
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria belleri
Brandt, 1835
Mediterranean 8
Holothuria brauni
Helfer, 1912
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria cadelli
Bell, 1887
Eastern Indian Ocean
Holothuria caparti
Cherbonnier, 1964
Eastern Central Atlantic
Holothuria casoae
Laguarda-Figueras & Solís-Marín, 2009
Eastern Central Pacific
Holothuria cavans
Massin & Tomascik, 1995
Western Central Pacific 7.5
Holothuria chilensis
Semper, 1868
Pacific Ocean
Holothuria cinerascens
(Brandt, 1835)
tufted sea cucumber Indo-Pacific 16
Holothuria coluber
Semper, 1868
snake fish Pacific ocean, excluding Hawaii 60
Holothuria conica
Clark, 1938
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria conusalba
Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984
Western Central Pacific 25
Holothuria coronopertusa
Cherbonnier, 1980
Indo-West Pacific 100
Holothuria crosnieri
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria cubana
Ludwig, 1875
Western Central Atlantic
Holothuria cumulus
H. L. Clark, 1921
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria curiosa
Ludwig, 1875
To be filled
Holothuria dakarensis
Panning, 1939
Atlantic Ocean
Holothuria densipedes
Clark, 1901
Western Atlantic
Holothuria dicorona
(Heding, 1934)
Northwest Pacific
Holothuria difficilis
Semper, 1868
Indo-Pacific 5
Holothuria discrepans
Semper, 1868
Indo-Pacific 6.59999990463257
Holothuria dofleinii
Augustin, 1908
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria duoturricula
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria duoturriforma
Thandar, 2007
South Africa
Holothuria dura
Cherbonnier & Feral, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria edulis
Lesson, 1830
pinkfish Indo-Pacific 35
Holothuria enalia
Lampert, 1885
Southwest Atlantic
Holothuria erinacea
Semper, 1868
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria excellens
Ludwig, 1875
Western Central Pacific 2.40000009536743
Holothuria exilis
Koehler & Vaney, 1908
Indian Ocean
Holothuria flavomaculata
Semper, 1868
red snakefish Indo-Pacific 55
Holothuria flavomavulata
Semper, 1868
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria floridana
Pourtales, 1851
Florida sea cucumber Western Central Atlantic 51
Holothuria foresti
Cherbonnier & Feral, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria forskali
Chiaje, 1841
black sea cucumber Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea 25
Holothuria fuscocinerea
Jaeger, 1833
ashen sea cucumber Indo-West Pacific 25
Holothuria fuscogilva
Cherbonnier, 1980
white teeth Indo-Pacific 57
Holothuria fuscoolivacea
Fisher, 1907
To be filled
Holothuria fuscopunctata
Jaeger, 1833
elephant trunkfish Indo-Pacific 70
Holothuria fuscorubra
Théel, 1886
Central Pacific
Holothuria glaberrima
(Selenka, 1867)
Western Central Atlantic
Holothuria glandifera
Cherbonnier, 1955
Indo-Pacific
Holothuria gracilis
Semper, 1868
Indo-West Pacific 25
Holothuria graeffei
Semper, 1868
To be filled
Holothuria granosa
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria grisea
Selenka, 1867
Western Atlantic
Holothuria hamata
Pearson, 1913
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria hartmeyeri
Erwe, 1913
To be filled
Holothuria hawaiiensis
Fisher, 1907
Indo-Pacific 12
Holothuria helleri
von Marenzeller, 1878
Mediterranean Sea 4.80000019073486
Holothuria hilla
Lesson, 1830
Tiger Tail Indo-Pacific 25
Holothuria horrida
Massin, 1987
To be filled 1.39999997615814
Holothuria imitans
Ludwig, 1875
Eastern Pacific 3.40000009536743
Holothuria immobilis
Semper, 1868
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria impatiens
(Forsskål, 1775)
impatient sea cucumber Cosmopolitan 30
Holothuria inhabilis
Selenka, 1867
Indo-West Pacific 15
Holothuria inornata
Semper, 1868
Eastern Pacific
Holothuria insignis
Ludwig, 1875
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria integra
Koehler & Vaney, 1908
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria isuga
Mitsukuri, 1912
Eastern Indian Ocean
Holothuria jousseaumei
Cherbonnier, 1955
Western Indian Ocean 8
Holothuria kapiolaniae
Bell, 1887
To be filled
Holothuria kefersteinii
(Selenka, 1867)
Eastern Pacific 20
Holothuria klunzingeri
Lampert, 1885
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria kubaryi
Ludwig, 1875
To be filled
Holothuria languens
Selenka, 1867
Eastern Pacific
Holothuria lentiginosa
von Marenzeller, 1892
Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Holothuria lessoni
Massin, Uthicke, Purcell, Rowe & Samyn, 2009
golden sandfish Indo-West Pacific 48
Holothuria leucospilota
(Brandt, 1835)
white threads fish Indo-Pacific 55
Holothuria lineata
Ludwig, 1875
Indo-Pacific
Holothuria longicosta
Thandar, 2007
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria lubrica
Selenka, 1867
Western Atlantic 17
Holothuria ludwigi
Lampert, 1889
To be filled
Holothuria macroperona
Clark, 1938
Eastern Indian Ocean
Holothuria mactanensis
Tan Tiu, 1981
To be filled
Holothuria maculosa
Pearson, 1913
Western Central Pacific 20
Holothuria mammata
Grube, 1840
Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea 15
Holothuria mammosa
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria manningi
Pawson, 1978
Southeast Atlantic
Holothuria martensi
Semper, 1868
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria martensii
Semper, 1868
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria massaspicula
Cherbonnier, 1954
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria mexicana
Ludwig, 1875
donkey dung sea cucumber Western Central Atlantic 50
Holothuria michaelseni
Erwe, 1913
Eastern Indian Ocean
Holothuria milloti
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria minax
Théel, 1886
To be filled
Holothuria modesta
Ludwig, 1875
To be filled
Holothuria moebii
Ludwig, 1883
Northwest Pacific 14.6000003814697
Holothuria multipilula
Liao, 1975
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria neozelanica
Mortensen, 1925
Southwest Pacific
Holothuria nigralutea
O'Loughlin, 2007
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria nobilis
(Selenka, 1867)
black teatfish Indo-Pacific 60
Holothuria notabilis
Ludwig, 1875
Indo-West Pacific 32
Holothuria occidentalis
Ludwig, 1875
Western Atlantic
Holothuria ocellata
Jaeger, 1833
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria olivacea
Ludwig, 1888
Western Central Pacific 9.5
Holothuria papillifera
Mortensen, 1938
To be filled 22.5
Holothuria paraprinceps
Deichmann, 1937
Eastern Pacific
Holothuria pardalis
Selenka, 1867
Indo-Pacific 25
Holothuria parva
Krauss, 1885
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria parvula
(Selenka, 1867)
Western Atlantic
Holothuria pervicax
Selenka, 1867
stubborn sea cucumber Indo-West Pacific 35
Holothuria platei
Ludwig, 1898
Southeast Pacific
Holothuria pluricuriosa
Deichmann, 1937
Eastern Pacific
Holothuria poli
Delle Chiaje
white spot cucumber Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea 20
Holothuria portovallartensis
Caso, 1954
Eastern Pacific
Holothuria princeps
Selenka, 1867
Western Atlantic
Holothuria pseudofossor
Deichmann, 1930
Western Atlantic
Holothuria pseudonotabilis
Thandar, 2007
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria pulla
Selenka, 1867
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria pyxis
Selenka, 1867
Eastern Indian Ocean
Holothuria pyxoides
Ludwig, 1888
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria rathbunii
Lampert, 1885
Western Atlantic
Holothuria remollescens
Lampert, 1885
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria rigida
(Selenka, 1867)
rigid sea cucumber Indo-Pacific 18
Holothuria riojai
Caso, 1963
Western Central Atlantic
Holothuria rowei
Pawson & Gust, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria samoana
Ludwig, 1875
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria sanctori
Delle Chiaje, 1823
Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Holothuria scabra
Jaeger, 1833
sand fish Indo-Pacific, excluding Hawaii 40
Holothuria sinefibula
Cherbonnier, 1965
Eastern Central Atlantic
Holothuria sinica
Liao, 1980
To be filled 20
Holothuria spinifera
Théel, 1886
brownfish Indo-West Pacific 30
Holothuria squamifera
Semper, 1868
Southeast Pacific
Holothuria stellati
Delle Chiaje, 1823
To be filled 12.8999996185303
Holothuria strigosa
Selenka, 1867
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria submersa
Sluiter, 1901
Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria sucosa
Erwe, 1919
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria sulcata
Ludwig, 1875
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria surinamensis
Ludwig, 1875
Western Atlantic
Holothuria suspecta
Cherbonnier, 1958
To be filled
Holothuria theeli
Deichmann, 1938
Pacific Ocean
Holothuria thomasi
Pawson & Caycedo, 1980
tiger tail sea cucumber Western Central Atlantic 200
Holothuria tortonesei
Cherbonnier, 1979
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria tripilata
Massin, 1987
To be filled 10.5
Holothuria truncata
Lampert, 1885
To be filled
Holothuria tuberculata
Thandar, 2007
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria tubulosa
Gmelin, 1788
tubular sea cucumber Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea 30
Holothuria turriscelsa
Cherbonnier, 1980
warty sea cucumber Indo-Pacific 30
Holothuria turrisimperfecta
Cherbonnier, 1964
Eastern Central Atlantic
Holothuria uncia
Rowe, 1989
Southwest Pacific
Holothuria vagabunda
Selenka
vagabond sea cucumber Indo-West Pacific
Holothuria vemae
Thandar, 1988
Southeast Atlantic
Holothuria verrucosa
Selenka, 1867
Western Central Pacific
Holothuria vittalonga
Cherbonnier, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Holothuria whitmaei
Bell, 1887
teatfish Indo-West Pacific 55
Holothuria zacae
Deichmann, 1937
Eastern Central Pacific
Holothuria zihuatanensis
Caso, 1964
Eastern Central Pacific
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