genus Holothuria

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Noun1.genus Holothuria - type genus of the Holothuridaegenus Holothuria - type genus of the Holothuridae  
echinoderm genus - a genus of echinoderms
family Holothuridae, Holothuridae - a family of Holothuroidea
Holothuria edulis, trepang - of warm coasts from Australia to Asia; used as food especially by Chinese
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They found that while members of the genus Holothuria had only a weak (or none at all) tendency to select their food source, Stichopus species were able to select a preferred sediment patch.
We, therefore, conclude that in the genus Holothuria, evidence for the tubule recruitment model is provided by some individuals of selected species, but only at some geographical locations and some times.
The tropical holothurid Actinopyga shows a pattern similar to that of the genus Holothuria. The ovary in A.