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Updated 4/5/2013

Family Stichopodidae

HAWAII

Stichopus horrens 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 25 feet

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Juvenile, Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 4 feet

 

Juvenile, Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

Juvenile, Kaiona, Oahu, 4 feet

 

Juvenile, Lana'i Lookout, Oahu, 15 feet

Juvenile, Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 75 feet

WARTY SEA CUCUMBER    Namako

Common in dark holes emerging at night to feed.  Shiny skin varies in color, juveniles are yellow or transparent.  Attains 10 inches.  Commercially harvested in Japan where it is called Namako.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.