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Updated 1/27/2013

Family Holothuriidae

HAWAII

Holothuria cinerascens 

Makai Pier, Waimanalo, Oahu

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 20 feet

Blowhole, Oahu, 20 feet

ASHY SEA CUCUMBER

Common in the intertidal zone, holes, and caverns.  Occurs in clusters and extends tentacles to capture food in the current.  Purplish brown to black.  Attains 6 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.