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Australostichopus mollis

Australostichopus mollisis commonly referred to as New Zealand Sea Cucumber. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
8820 
AphiaID:
529443 
Scientific:
Australostichopus mollis 
German:
Neuseeländische Seewalze 
English:
New Zealand Sea Cucumber 
Category:
Oloturie 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > Synallactida (Order) > Stichopodidae (Family) > Australostichopus (Genus) > mollis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Hutton, ), 1872 
Size:
13 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 20°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
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:
2015-10-04 20:17:35 

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Australostichopus mollis (Hutton, 1872)

Australostichopus molli occurs in New Zealand, Western Australia and Tasmania.

New Zealand Sea Cucumber is detritivores and feeds organic particulate.

The body is soft. The body colour varies from light mottled brown to black.On the body are pointed papillae which can be reduced.

This sea cucumber can be found from shallows waters on the coast to 200 m of depth.

There is currently a quota for this fishery in New Zealand.

Synonymised names:
Holothuria mollis Hutton, 1872
Holothuria robsoni Hutton, 1879
Holothuria victoriae Bell, 1887
Neostichopus mollis (Hutton, 1872)
Stichopus mollis (Hutton, 1872)
Stichopus simulans Dendy & Hindle, 1907
Stichopus sordidus Théel, 1886

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Dr. Paddy Ryan (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia englisch (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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