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(Semper, 1868)

P. australis is a white sea cucumber with a pink cast. It is a small to medium (70-125 mm), cylindrical species with a tapering with a caudal appendage. The body is thin and soft and the tegument smooth. Spicules are irregular perforated plates (P. australis spicules 2). It is a coastal species, found buried in soft intertidal sediments.

Remarks: P. australis is known from both tropical and temperate Australia. P. chiliensis is wide spread in the Pacific and according to Clark (1938) in Australia it is P. chilinensis ransonetti.

Paracaudina australis