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ImageIn spite of their fierce appearance, the dark "spines" on the cucumber Parastichopus parvimensis are very flimsy and soft to the touch.


Warty sea cucumber (Parastichopus parvimensis)

Location (General):

Point Lobos

Site (Specific):

Whaler's Cove

Date taken:

October, 06 2005

Photo credit:

Steve Lonhart / NOAA MBNMS

View the Natural history for:
Parastichopus parvimensis
in SIMoN's Species Database.

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      Latitude: 36.52183    Longitude: -121.9394

File name: SIL_100605_7127.jpg