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Cucumaria piperata Peppered sea cucumber, Salt and pepper sea cucumber

Cucumaria piperatais commonly referred to as Peppered sea cucumber, Salt and pepper sea cucumber. Difficulty in the aquarium: Cold water animal. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Cucumaria piperata, Peppered Sea Cucumber, Salt and Pepper Sea Cucumber. Montana de Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo Co., CA 2013


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lexID:
12163 
AphiaID:
529459 
Scientific:
Cucumaria piperata 
German:
Salz-und Pfeffer-Seewalze 
English:
Peppered Sea Cucumber, Salt And Pepper Sea Cucumber 
Category:
Sea Cucumbers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > Dendrochirotida (Order) > Cucumariidae (Family) > Cucumaria (Genus) > piperata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Stimpson, ), 1864 
Occurrence:
Canada , Gulf of California, North Pacific (Ocean) 
Sea depth:
1 - 167 Meter 
Size:
2.36" - 4.72" (6cm - 12cm) 
Temperature:
46.4 °F - 50 °F (8°C - 10°C) 
Food:
Suspension feeder 
Difficulty:
Cold water animal 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Cucumaria adela
  • Cucumaria anivaensis
  • Cucumaria arcuata
  • Cucumaria compressa
  • Cucumaria conicospermium
  • Cucumaria crax
  • Cucumaria diligens
  • Cucumaria dudexa
  • Cucumaria duriuscula
  • Cucumaria dyakonovi
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-06-26 19:21:56 

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Cucumaria piperata (Stimpson, 1864)

Cucumaria piperata, commonly known as the Salt and pepper sea cucumber is a suspension feeder. Can be found between and under rocks.

Similar to iCucumaria miniata (grows larger, is brown or orange, and is not speckled).

Synonymised names:
Cladodactyla (Polyclados) nigricans Brandt, 1835
Cucumaria fisheri Wells, 1924
Cucumaria nigricans (Brandt, 1835)
Pentacta piperata Stimpson, 1864

External links

  1. Diver.net Chris Grossman's Underwater Photography (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. inverts.wallawalla.edu (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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