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Cucumaria frondosa Sea cucumber

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lexID:
6391 
Scientific:
Cucumaria frondosa 
German:
Schwarze Seegurke 
English:
Sea cucumber 
Category:
Sea Cucumbers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > Dendrochirotida (Order) > Cucumariidae (Family) > Cucumaria (Genus) > frondosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gunnerus, ), 1767 
Occurrence:
the North Sea, Arctic Sea, Barents Sea, Canada , East-Atlantic Ocean, European Coasts, Greenland, Gulf of Maine, Iceland, Newfoundland, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Scandinavia, South Shetlands Island , Southern Ocean, the British Isles, the Faroe Islands, USA, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
up to 19.69" (50 cm) 
Temperature:
35.6 °F - 73.4 °F (2°C - 23°C) 
Food:
Suspension feeder 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Cucumaria adela
  • Cucumaria anivaensis
  • Cucumaria arcuata
  • Cucumaria compressa
  • Cucumaria conicospermium
  • Cucumaria crax
  • Cucumaria diligens
  • Cucumaria dudexa
  • Cucumaria duriuscula
  • Cucumaria dyakonovi
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-11-09 19:29:50 

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(Gunnerus, 1770)

Synonyms:
Botryodactyla affinis Ayres, 1851
Botryodactyla grandis Ayres, 1851
Cucumaria assimilis Düben & Koren, 1846
Holothuria frondosa Gunnerus, 1767
Holothuria fucicola Forbes & Goodsir, 1839
Holothuria grandis Forbes & Goodsir, 1839
Holothuria pentacta Gmelin, 1791
Holothuria pentactes Müller, 1776
Holothuria pentactes Linnaeus, 1767

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