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Sea Cucumbers

Holothuroidea

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Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers) is a class of echinoderms. There are 1728 species of Sea Cucumbers, in 236 genera and 28 families. This class has been around since the cambrian stage 4 age. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 33 attributes, including:

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Sea Cucumber Habitats

The environments in which many sea cucumbers species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea cucumbers species checklist.

sea cucumbers Habitats

The environments in which many sea cucumbers species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea cucumbers species checklist.