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Updated 3/25/2013

Family Holothuriidae

HAWAII

Holothuria difficilis 

Sharks Cove tidepool, Pupukea, Oahu

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Makapu'u, Oahu, 10 feet

Kaloko, Oahu, 5 feet

 

Lana'i Lookout, Oahu, 15 feet

DIFFICULT SEA CUCUMBER

Common under stones in areas exposed to wave action.  Thin reddish brown skin with black papillae.  Attains 5 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.