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Cucumbers > Chiridota hawaiiensis
Synaptids are suspension-feeders having very thin skin with tiny embedded hooks used to cling
to anything it comes in contact with. For this reason they are
easily damaged when handled, especially with gloves. The body is
able to expand and contract a great deal using water pressure.
RED SAND SEA CUCUMBER
|Locally common in silty sand in shallow water. Attains 3 inches fully extended. Hawaii & the Tropical Pacific.