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Updated 8/14/2016

Family Holothuriidae

HAWAII

Holothuria whitmaei

Kapoho tidepool, Hawai'i

 

Fish Hole, Midway, 45 feet 

H. atra & H. whitmaei, Kapoho tidepool, Hawai'i

 



Pupukea Firehouse, O'ahu, 20 feet

TEATED SEA CUCUMBER

Common on hard reef exposed to surge.  Rigid, sand-encrusted skin with flat base and stubs along margin.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawai'i & the Indo-Pacific.