By Bob Goemans
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Family Stichopodidae

Stichopus parvimensis

Clark, 1913

Warty Sea Cucumber

Not Reef Tank Suitable

Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank

Range: Eastern Pacific Ocean: Southern California.

Natural Environment: Inhabits subtidal environments and usually seen at depths between 3 - 200 feet (1 - 60 m).

Aquarium Suitability: Not collected for the home aquarium trade.

Ingests sand and feeds on the microorganisms and organic matter in the sand.


    Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Echinodermata

    Class: Holothuroidea

    Order: Aspidochirotida

    Family: Stichopodidae

    Genus: Stichopus

FYI: Shown here for identification only.

Has a temperature range of 59 to 75°F (15 - 24°C).

 Stichopus parvimensis (Warty Sea Cucumber)
Photo © Bob Goemans
Stichopus naso Stichopus vastus
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