Eyed Sea Cucumber
Bohadschia ocellatais commonly referred to as Eyed Sea Cucumber. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.
Netz-Seewalze (Bohadschia ocellata),
mit Seegurkenkrabbe (Lissocarcinus orbicularis).
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lexID: 10128 AphiaID: 530032 Scientific: Bohadschia ocellata German: Seewalze English: Eyed Sea Cucumber Category: Sea Cucumbers Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > Holothuriida (Order) > Holothuriidae (Family) > Bohadschia (Genus) > ocellata (Species) Initial determination: Jaeger, 1833 Occurrence: Indonesia, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi Sea depth: 7 - 88 Meter Size: up to 17.72" (45 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) Food: Detritus Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Bohadschia ocellata Jaeger, 1833
Bohadschia ocellata, commonly known as Eyed Sea Cucumber is a nocturnal species.The body is cylindrical with a flat underside.The eye spots on the body of this species are distinctive. This species can be found on sandy bottom, sometimes among seagrasses.
It ejects sticky white tubules (cuverian tubules) when disturbed.The white tubules are very sticky and may cost intense skin irritation.
Similar is Bohadschia argus.
Holothuria (Holothuria) ocellata
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > Aspidochirotida (Order) > Holothuriidae (Family) > Bohadschia (Genus) > Bohadschia ocellata (Species)
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