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Sea cucumber

Description:

Rather slimy skin with echinoderm characteristics and radial symmetry shown in mouth area. Found in 3 ft if water.. Looked distressed

Habitat:

Gulf of Mexico salt water

Notes:

Exuded slimy threads upon capture before release

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2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

A nice spotting ! do you have photos of the whole animal with the ends, to add to this?

mcaul6515
mcaul6515 7 years ago

Did you pick it up? THey look so slimy and gross!

Janet Duffy
Spotted by
Janet Duffy

Fort Myers Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 1, 2013
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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