E-Fauna Photo Gallery

Psolus chitonoides  (Armoured Sea Cucumber)

Photo of Psolus chitonoides by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2064)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Low intertidal and subtidal boulders
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2064
Notes This bizarre group of cucumbers are characterized by hardened plates on one side and rows of tube feet on the other (see crawling specimen). Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.

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