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Blackspotted sea cucumber

Bohadschia graeffei

Description:

Up to 30 cm (12 in.). Mottled patches of tan to dark brown. Creased cylindrical body with numerous small black spots. Small short scattered papillae. A circle of black feeding tentacles with paddle-like tips. Juveniles mimic nudibranchs (look like a Phyllidia).

Habitat:

Indo-Pacific.


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Dumaguete, Siquijor, Philippines

Lat: 9.19, Long: 123.27

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Nov 11, 2012

Reference

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