Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber

 

The Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber has rolled skin folds and is dark gray to black in color. Found in a variety of sea floor environments and from very shallow to deeper water.

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
The response of a startled sea cucumber has inspired a new material that could one day be used to build brain implants for patients with Parkinson's disease.
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
 Re-coiled when startled.
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana Molting
Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Holothuria mexicana
 

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