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Species Name: Holothuria floridana

Authority: (Edwards, 1909)

Common Name: Florida Sea Cucumber

Range: Western Atlantic Ocean: Florida, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico

Natural Environment: Inhabits sandy substrates and often found in seagrass beds

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 73 to 79°F (23 - 26°C). Feeds on microorganisms and organic matter in the sand. A good sand mover and recommended for reef tanks.

Florida Sea Cucumber (Holothuria floridana) Photo Credit:floridacollector.com

Photo Credit: floridacollector.com


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