Holothuroidea


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Holothuroidea

[‚häl·ō‚thu̇·rē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The sea cucumbers, a class of the subphylum Echinozoa characterized by a cylindrical body and smooth, leathery skin.
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Sivan Weizman, spokesperson for the Israel Prison Service which runs the Holothuroidea Detention Facility, had warned if the refugees did not return, police could arrest them and move them to closed detention facilities.
Phylum Echinodermata Class Holothuroidea Order Aspidochirotida Family Holothuriidae