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Family Holothuriidae

HAWAII

Actinopyga obesa

Fish Hole, Midway, 45 feet 

 

Kapoho tidepools, Hawaii

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Kapoho tidepools, Hawaii

A. obesa & H. atra, Kapoho tidepools, Hawaii

PLUMP SEA CUCUMBER

Frequent on hard reefs in shallow water.  Wrinkled orange or brown skin with tiny papillae, often covered with sand.  Attains 10 inches.  Hawaii & the Tropical Pacific.