Sea Cucumbers

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Gravel sea cucumber (Neopentadactyla Mixta) in normal habitat

Gravel sea cucumber (Neopentadactyla Mixta) in normal habitat

Gravel sea cucumber feeding. The long tentacles pick up passing food and feed it back down into the central mouth area.

Gravel sea cucumber feeding. The long tentacles pick up passing food and feed it back down into the central mouth area.

Sea cucumber in rock cleft. Note how the stem grips into the crack whilst it feeds on the currents flowing past.

Sea cucumber in rock cleft. Note how the stem grips into the crack whilst it feeds on the currents flowing past.

First sighting ever of this subject [thanks Howard, in Arran waters] - Sea Cucumber - Psolus phantapus. Lamlash Bay @ 22m

First sighting ever of this subject [thanks Howard, in Arran waters] – Sea Cucumber – Psolus phantapus. Lamlash Bay @ 22m

Sea cucumber found on reef wall, 6m above seabed in a crack in the rock.

Sea cucumber found on reef wall, 6m above seabed in a crack in the rock.

Gravel sea cucumber feeding

Gravel sea cucumber feeding

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