Holothuroidea | Synallactida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 30 m (Ref. 92930). Tropical
Indo-Pacific. Tropical and subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
At day it is found in crevices and under rubble, and emerges at night on reef flat, lagoons and reef slopes (Ref. 92930).
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.
Massin, C., Y. Zulfigar, A.T.S. Hwai and S.Z.R. Boss. 2002. (Ref. 85011)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.1 - 29.3, mean 28 (based on 2464 cells).