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Updated 1/16/2014

Family Holothuriidae

HAWAII

Bohadschia paradoxa

Peek-a-boo, Midway Atoll, 40 feet

 

Makapu'u, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Honokohau, Hawaii, 100 feet

 

Sea Tiger, Oahu, 120 feet

 



Kahe Pinnacle, Oahu, 90 feet


100-foot Hole, Waikiki, Oahu, 85 feet
 

PARADOXICAL SEA CUCUMBER

Common partially buried in sand in deep water.  Rust orange with dark papillae and median stripe.  Readily ejects cuvierian tubules.  Attains 20 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.