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Donkey dung sea cucumber
Holothuria mexicana
(Ludwig, 1875)

This large sea cucumber has a dark gray to black upper side with deep, conspicuous creases. The underside is rose to white with scattered brown podia of small size.
Size: up to 30 cm.

It lives on the sandy bottoms around reefs and in grass beds.
Depth: ranges from 3 m down to 30 m.

Common all over the Caribbean.

The genus Holothuria contains many subgenera and species. It is impossible to tell to which species exactly your specimen belongs without using microscopical materials and specialist's literature.

Donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana)