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Updated 3/16/2014

Family Holothuriidae

HAWAII

Holothuria pervicax



Hulopo'e tidepool, Lana'i



Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu



Sand Island, Oahu, 10 feet


Kaunolu tidepool, Lana'i

STUBBORN SEA CUCUMBER

Common under rocks.  Coarsely textured but soft, base color variable, blunt papillae with black tips.  Readily ejects Cuvierian tubules when disturbed.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawai'i & the Indo-Pacific.