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Phylum Echinodermata > Class Holothuroidea
Smooth sea cucumbers
Acaudina sp.*
Family Caudinidae
updated Dec 15

Where seen? These large smooth sausage-like sea cucumbers are commonly seen on our Northern shores, often found half buried in sand bars near seagrasses.

10-15 cm long. Body cylindrical and smooth to the touch and somewhat slimy. One end usually pointed. The feeding tentacles short and stubby. Colours generally uniform: purplish, pale orange or white, with dark flecks and spots.

Changi, Jul 07

Changi, May 12

Lazarus Island, Feb 11
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on his flickr.

*Species are difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of display

Smooth sea cucumbers on Singapore shores

Photos of Smooth sea cucumbers for free download from wildsingapore flickr

Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map

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