Sea Cucumbers

Sea cucumbers are found in oceans across the world. They are a long tubular echinoderm. They come in a variety of sizes and colors.

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Can you eat a sea cucumber?

of course. They are eaten alive or cooked in several countries.

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Is the sea cucumber a spiny-skinned animal?

A sea cucumber is a soft-bodied animal, not a spiny-skinned animal.

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What is the niche of a sea cucumber?

The majority of sea cucumbers (class holothuroidea of phylum echinodermata which includes starfish, sea urchins etc) are benthic- meaning they live on or burrow just under the ocean floor; a minority are pelagic- they swim in open ocean; most holothuroids feed on plankton or suspended bits of organic matter and they may position themselves in currents bringing food or wait for food to drop down. Hope this helps.

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Who is the sea-cucumber on SpongeBob SquarePants?

His name is Kevin

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What group does the sea cucumber belong to?

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What is the scientific name for a wart Sea cucumber?

The scientific name of Warty sea cucumber is Parastichopus parvimensis.

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How do the warty sea cucumber care for their young?

Most sea cucumbers are slow-moving animals. Some rear up and extend their front ends into the water when releasing eggs and sperm. Some twist violently or inflate when they meet a predator. Some deep-sea species can swim. Bottom dwellers wander in an apparently random way as they feed. Many tropical species of sea cucumbers are active at night, staying in crevices or under the sand during the day. Asexual reproduction in echinoderms usually involves the division of the body into two or more parts (known as fission) and the reproduction of missing body parts. Successful fission and regeneration require a body wall that can be torn and an ability to seal resultant wounds. Successful regeneration also requires that certain body parts be present in the lost pieces. For example, many sea stars can regenerate a lost portion only if some part of the central disk is present. Sexual reproduction involves the external fertilization of eggs by spermatozoa. The fertilized eggs develop into planktonic larvae. The larvae typically go through two stages, called bipinnaria and brachiolaria. They are bilaterally symmetrical and have bands of cilia used in swimming and feeding. As the larvae gradually metamorphose into adults, a complex reorganization and degeneration of internal organs occurs. The left side of the larva becomes the oral surface of the adult, which faces down, and the right side becomes the aboral surface, which faces up. The larvae settle to the sea floor and adopt their distinctive adult radial symmetry.

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Why does a sea cucumber don't need light?

because they have no eyes or mouth and they dont need to see anything

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When do sea cucumbers sleep?

yes they do.all animals sleep but ocean and fresh water fish sleep with their eyes open.so sea cucumbers sleep

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What is the niche of sea cucumbers?

Sea cucumbers are found on the sea floor worldwide

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What does a sea cucumber eat?

Sea Cucumbers ingest sand, digest the microorganisms, and expel the sand debris.

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Are sea cucumbers cold blooded or warm blooded?

Cold

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Are sea cucumbers non-living or living?

no

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What ocean zone does the sea cucumber live in?

sunlight zone

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What do sea cucumbers feel like?

they are squishy

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How do sea cucumbers move?

when sea cucumbers are born they are born with cilia. Cilia helps them to move around.

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How do sea cucumbers breathe?

the have small openings kinda like gills and water is fed in and out of them like a fish.

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Do sea cucumbers have gills or lungs?

they have gills at the side of them, like in their anus

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What color is a Sea Cucumber?

Sea Cucumbers have a variety of colors, depending on the species. Most are a light orange, brownish-orange, or a reddish-brown. Also, some species have a projections similar to spikes which are black.

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What food do sea cucumbers eat?

sea cucumbers eat debris around them on the ocean bottom

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What is a description of a sea cucumbers?

a sea cucumber is shaped like a normal one but is usually brown and has light brown spikes, it is a very flimsy sort of plant thingy

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What is the Warty Sea Cucumbers habitat?

a sea cucumbers habitats are usually found around the reefs of tropical water and on the floor of the sea.

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What is a sea cucumber?

The sea cucumber is an echinoderm of the class Holothuroidea, with an elongated body and leathery skin, which is found on the sea floor worldwide. It is so named because of its cucumber-like shape. The body contains a single, branched gonad. Like all echinoderms, sea cucumbers have an endoskeleton just below the skin, calcified structures that are usually reduced to isolated microscopic ossicles (or sclerietes) joined by connective tissue. These can sometimes be enlarged to flattened plates, forming an armour. In pelagic species (Order Elasipodida, family Pelagothuriidae), the skeleton is often absent. It is part of the urchin bottomfeeders family. They feed by filter feeding. The sea cucumber, a purplish-brown creature covered with warts, has a unique defense strategy. When attacked, it throws out sticky threads from its mouth, which entangles its enemy. The sea cucumber can then quickly escape.

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What animal group does a sea cucumber belong to?

Sea cucumbers are part of Phylum Echinodermata along with starfish, sea urchins, sand dollars, crinoids

and brittle stars..

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What phobia is the fear of sea cucumber?

Seacucumberness. Just Kidding I don't know.

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