DIVERS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Mediterranean Underwater Biodiversity Project

 

12/A Sea cucumber -  Stichopus regalis

A big holothuroid with a flat lower body and sprinkled with big whitish spots that stand out on the yellowish background. It reaches a size of around 35 centimeters. It lives on muddy beds at a depth of a few meters up to 400 m, and is not very common.