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BDM bulletin Beche-de-Mer Information Bulletin
This publication is available free online from the South Pacific Commision. The Beche-de-Mer Bulletin provides invaluable information, often unavailable elsewhere, on the reproductive biology, abundance distributions and management status of commercially harvested species of aspidochirote holothuroids.
MBARI cukes Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute: Holothurioid Pages
MBARI hosts a collection of beautiful images of deep-sea invertebrates in situ, including holothuroids, ophiuroids and echinoids.
Logo of the Mariana Island Biodiversity pages The Marine Biodiversity of Guam and the Mariana Islands: Holothuroid Page
This site is a collaborative effort between the Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Guam Marine Laboratory. The purpose is to document the marine life of the biologically diverse islands of Micronesia in the Western Pacific. They include a page of images of Holothuroidea, Crinoidea, Asteroidea and Echinoidea.
Cover of Robin's book Rise, Ye Sea Slugs!
This book is considered a landmark in the analysis and translation of Japanese haiku, consisting of over 1000 haiku concerning namako, sea cucumbers, published over the last four centuries.
From the banner of the Sea Cucumber Research Group homepage Sea Cucumbers in Malaysia - Gamat & Timun Laut
This site reports on holothuroid research in Malaysia by the Sea Cucumber Research Group, Institute of Oceanography & Maritime Studies, Kulliyyah of Science at the International Islamic University Malaysia. Includes downloadable pdfs of many of their publications.
Actinopyga flammea Reefimages: Sea cucumber pages
A large website by photographers Doug and Elaine Segar containing extensive digital images of holothuroids and other coral-reef invertebrates from Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Palau and the Red Sea. Also includes pages on asteroids, crinoids, echinoids and ophiuroids.
Pelagothuria natatrix Science Illustration: Echinoderm pages
Stunning paintings of holothuroids by science illustrator Emily Damstra. Many paintings of other classes of extant and extinct echinoderms.
John Hoover's site hawaiisfishes.com: Some interesting sea cucumbers...
John Hoover has been photographing marine diversity in the Hawaiian islands for many years. He has documented numerous new species of invertebrates, including several large, beautiful and unknown holothuroids.
Stichopus sp. PoppeImages: Marine Iconography of the Philippine Archipelago
This site has some of the most beautiful images of holothuroids and other coral-reef echinoderms available on the web. Each photo includes extensive habitat information, depth, photographic conditions, as well as GIS-derived locality information linked to a zoomable satellite photo of the site.
TOL cukes The Tree of Life: Holothuroid Page
The Tree of Life Web Project aims "... to publish electronically information about the evolutionary history and characteristics of all groups of organisms." It includes pages on Holothuroidea, Crinoidea and Asteroidea.
Stichopus sp. Fishpics Hawaii: Sea cucumber page
Another well-done collection of holothuroid images, all from from Hawaiian waters; by Keoki and Yuko Stender. Also includes pages on echinoids and ophiuroids.

 

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