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Apostichopus californicus

Apostichopus californicusis commonly referred to as giant California sea cucumber. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Parastichopus californicus, Trinidad, Indian Beach 2015


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lexID:
10302 
AphiaID:
529363 
Scientific:
Apostichopus californicus 
German:
Kalifornische Riesenseewalze 
English:
Giant California Sea Cucumber 
Category:
Sjögurkor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > Synallactida (Order) > Stichopodidae (Family) > Apostichopus (Genus) > californicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Stimpson, ), 1857 
Sea depth:
0 - 250 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
1°C - 22°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-08 08:22:20 

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Apostichopus californicus (Stimpson, 1857)

Apostichopus californicus, commonly known as The giant California sea cucumber, can grow to a length of 50 cm and a width of 5 cm. It has a soft, cylindrical body, with red-brown to yellowish leathery skin.Apostichopus californicus is nocturnal.

The giant California sea cucumber is a scavenger,feeds on plankton and other organic matter.

Synonyms:
Holothuria californica
Parastichopus californicus
Stichopus californicus

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > rAspidochirotida (Order) > Stichopodidae (Family) > Apostichopus (Genus) > Apostichopus californicus (Species)

External links

  1. Biodiversity of the Central Coast (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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