Range Description. This species occurs in the Mediterranean and surrounding Atlantic waters, from Algeria, Croatia, France, Gibraltar, Italy, Montenegro. Maximum size: 25 cm (Ref. ); approximately 30 cm. maximum width: 6 cm. Average weight: g (Ref. ). Body: with more or less round cross section;. PDF | The Atlanto-Mediterranean holothurian Holothuria tubulosa is among the conspicuous benthic invertebrates in the shallow sublittoral.

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Holothuria tubulosa feeds on detritus, algae and plankton. This image appeared on Wikipedia’s Main Page in the Did you know?

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The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved from ” https: It is found on sandy seabedsamong seagrass Tubulsoa spp. Retrieved 29 October Holothuria tubulosathe cotton-spinner or tubular sea cucumberis a species of sea cucumber in the family Holothuriidae. The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file pages on other projects are not listed:.

Variable coloring of the red with nuance of brown which some time draws on the purple one. Holothuria tubulosa is one of the species collected by divers, who can gather to in a day. It has a fringe of short, flattened tentacles around the mouth at the anterior end and an anus at the posterior end.


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The fertilised eggs hatch in about 24 hours and the developing larvae are planktonic. This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or tuvulosa used to create or digitize it.

Summary [ edit ] Description Holothuria tubulosa Gmelin, 1.

Sign our Tugulosa Book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The following other wikis use this file: Public domain Public domain false false. In a study in the Mediterranean Sea, a mass spawning event was observed in the afternoons of the two days in August that coincided with the full moon. Eviscerate easily when it is disturbed Ref. Holothuria tubulosa Conservation status. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Tubulowa Policy.

This raises their genital orifices, situated just below the mouth, clear of the substrate to allow for maximum dispersal of the gametes. I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain.


Holofhuria Register of Marine Species. Captured with the hand, with dredgers and trawls basic, and probably used like food in some countries.

Sandy rich person funds muddy out of organic remains, or on hard substrates forks and spoons of plants. Large numbers of mature individuals simultaneously adopted the spawning position, rearing their anterior ends up and holothuuria only the hind third of their body in contact with the seabed.

Probably one of the species which Turkey exports in Japan Ref. Gmelin[2]. The animal sorts and introduces the edible organic substances, and rejects the elements not metabolize, particularly sand, in the form of lengthened excrements Ref.

It is said that holpthuria moves at the speed of one meter every 10 minutes. Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.

Short description Morphology Maximum size: Holothuria tubulosa Gmelin, – Banyuls-sur-Mer: There is a commercial fishery in Turkey and a closed season is imposed in August and September to allow the animals to spawn. It is roughly tubuposa with a flattened base on which there are three longitudinal rows of tube feet.

The general colour is a shade of brown and the surface is covered with numerous dark-coloured, conical, thorn-like projections known as papillae.