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Bohadschia koellikeri   (Semper, 1868)

mottled sea cucumber
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Holothuroidea | Aspidochirotida | Holothuriidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kerr, A.M., K. Netchy and A.M. Gawel. 2006. (Ref. 85218)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 85218)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 30 - 30 m (Ref. 85218)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: New Caledonia and Philippines.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found within the sediments of reef flats and forereef slopes up to a depth of 30 m. It releases milky white, pointed Cuvierian tubules in large quantities when disturbed (Ref. 85218). 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 (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)