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Beaded sea cucumber
Euapta lappa
(Müller, 1850)

Description:
This is a long, wormlike sea cucumber, so extensible that exact measurements are difficult. Its skin is sticky because spicules extend from it. A ring of obvious tentacles surround the mouth area (E. lappa). The color is light gray to light brown and can be covered with patches of white.
Size: up to 25 cm, but can extend to 60 cm.

Habitat:
It hides under old coral heads during the day, often active at night.
Depth: ranges from 6 m down to 30 m.

Distribution:
Occasional all over the Caribbean.

Beaded sea cucumber (Euapta lappa)