Holothuroidea | Dendrochirotida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 183 m (Ref. 81020). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: Australia and South China Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Suspension feeder (Ref. 116259).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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.
Lane, D.J.W., L.M. Marsh, VandenSpiegel and F.W.E. Rowe. 2000. (Ref. 81020)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models