Cucumaria okhotensis (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea)—A New Species of Holothurians from the Sea of Okhotsk

Cucumaria okhotensis (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea)—A New Species of Holothurians from the Sea... This paper presents a description of Cucumaria okhotensis sp. nov. from the shelf of western Kamchatka. The new species is characterized by large elongated plates on the dorsal side of the body that have radiating holes on one side of the spicule; a light coloration of tentacles; and, in adult animals, extended sclerites on the processes interconnecting the radial and interradial plates of the circumpharyngeal calcareous ring. Russian Journal of Marine Biology Springer Journals

Cucumaria okhotensis (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea)—A New Species of Holothurians from the Sea of Okhotsk

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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright © 2003 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology
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