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Holothuriidae

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Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum/Division:Echinodermata
Class:Holothuroidea
Order:Aspidochirotida
Family:Holothuriidae

Description

This family of sea cucumbers are usually quite large (more than 30cm long) with thick body wall. They are characterised by their gonads forming a single tuft on the left side of the dorsal mesentery. The upper side is usually warty with scattered papillae, while the under side has numerous pedicels.

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