Holothuroidea | Aspidochirotida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 85345). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 85218)
During the day, this species lives under coralline rubble and in crevices on reef flats and forereef slopes (Ref. 85218); and is often found in sand and grassy areas (Ref. 86832). At night it feeds by extending its anterior end from the crevice (Ref. 85218). Deposit feeder (Refs. 108117, 116259). Spawning occurs in spring (Ref. 99891).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Spawning occurs in spring.
James, D.B. 2001. (Ref. 118)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.9 - 29.2, mean 27.9 (based on 4730 cells).