Holothuroidea


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Noun1.Holothuroidea - class of echinoderms including the sea cucumbers
Echinodermata, phylum Echinodermata - radially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers
holothurian, sea cucumber - echinoderm having a flexible sausage-shaped body, tentacles surrounding the mouth and tube feet; free-living mud feeders
family Holothuridae, Holothuridae - a family of Holothuroidea
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Larval myogenesis in Echinodermata: conserved features and morphological diversity between class-specific larval forms of Echinoidae, Asteroidea, and Holothuroidea.
Sea cucumbers are marine invertebrate animal from the class Holothuroidea.
The Holothuroidea or sea cucumbers are an abundant and diverse group of worm-like and usually soft-bodied echinoderms.
Around 1,000 African asylum seekers had left the Holothuroidea Detention Facility in Israel on Friday, making their way on foot towards the Nitzana border crossing with Egypt.
detritivoro 12 Echinoidea 23 Arbacia spatuligera predador 8 24 Tetrapygu sniger herbivoro 5 Holothuroidea 25 Cucumaria dubiosa filtrador 3 26 Cucumaria sp.
Although there were coral eating fish and invertebrates like the Holothuroidea species (sea cucumber) controlling growth of the reefs and competition for dominance by the various coral species themselves, the reefs made up of minutely sized individual organisms were able to form massive bulwarks against the seas.
Phylum Echinodermata Klein, 1734 (ex Bruguiere, 1789) Clase Holothuroidea Blainville, 1834 Orden Dendrochirotida Grube, 1840 Familia Cucumariidae Ludwig, 1894
La seccion de equinodermos de la Coleccion de Referencia de Bentos Costero de El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) contiene 924 organismos agrupados en cinco clases: Crinoidea (5), Asteroidea (18), Ophiuroidea (664), Echinoidea (184) y Holothuroidea (53) distribuidos en 15 ordenes, 22 familias, 30 generos y 56 especies.