The intriguing world of Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers)

Although many members of this project have a lot of experience with marine environments, for those of us who don't (myself included), here is a fascinating introductory animated video on Sea Cucumbers.

There are currently 80 observations on iNat of Holothuroidea recorded in SA. See them all here:

Sea Cucumbers as a food? Dr Stephen Purcell, an Australian expert on Sea Cucumbers, in conjunction with the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, has developed a guide for Pacific Island fishers processing sea cucumbers into 'beche-de-mer':  (PDF download)

If anyone has knowledge/info on local Sea Cucumbers they'd like to share, please do so in the comments section below.

Thanks to Warwick (@warmoz) for suggesting this video.

Posted on August 10, 2019 12:09 PM by cobaltducks cobaltducks


Thanks for doing that Geoff (@cobaltducks).
PS - my 'handle' is @wamoz ... no 'r' in it.

Posted by wamoz almost 5 years ago

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