Sea-Cucumber (Stichopus Regalis)

Latin name: Stichopus regalis
Common name: Sea cucumber
Other names: Cotton-Spinner
Class: Holothuroidea
Order: Aspidochirotida
Family: Stichopodidae
Genus: Stichopus

Distribution: Mediterranean and Atlantic.

Habitat: On sandy substrates from 5 metres to 400 metres.

Size: Up to 20cm.

Shape: Weakly developed tube feet with mouth on underside.

Colour: Brown with spots; more pale below.