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Family Stichopodidae

Stichopus regalis

(Cuvier, 1817)

Bilding Sea Cucumber

Range: Mediterranean

Natural Environment: Inhabits current swept muddy substrates

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 59 to 68°F (15 - 20°C). Feeds on detritus and organic matter that is sifted from the substrate. A cool water species and not seen in the trade.

 Stichopus regalis (Bilding Sea Cucumber)
Photo © Daniel Geiger
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