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Synapta maculata

Chamisso & Eysenhardt 1821

Synapta

Classification
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Synapta maculata (Chamisso & Eysenhardt 1821)
Synonyms :
Classification : Holothuroidea [ De Blainville, 1834 ] ( Sea cucumbers )
 
Name : Cordon mauresque
Holothurie-serpent collante
Name : Synapta
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
Thin, up to 2 yards/meters in length. Found in sandy, shallow areas, often in fouled communities.
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Semblable à Euapta godeffroyi, mais en diffère par sa coloration : marron plus ou moins clair, avec des taches noires, les tentacules sont également marrons claires.
Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Sand
Found in sandy, shallow areas.
Geographical distribution
East Africa, Red Sea to Society Islands.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/sulawesi.biologie.sous-marine/ECHINODERMESholo [...]
http://v.tomeno.free.fr/reunion/cordon.htm
http://www.wetwebmedia.com/seacukes.htm

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Data sheet written by Chris , 18/01/2005

Updates :
Chris - 18/01/2005


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