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Sea Cucumber


this one startled me as I was wading the shallow water. I really thought it was a sea snake. When I held this little monster, it seemed to split in half. It contained merely fluids instead of muscles, that's why its bodily weight separated at both ends. I could also feel small tentacles grasping onto my skin.

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yeah, that's what i thought too.. when you put pressure in its midsection, the rest of its body moves outwards and its skin is what just holds it together.

keithp2012 7 years ago

Very odd I thought sea snake but the midsection is too thin

Palawan, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 5, 2012
Submitted on Dec 17, 2012

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