Sea Cucumbers


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Sea Cucumbers

 

echinoderms of the class Holothuria.

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Until several years ago, the sea urchin and sea cucumber industries were able to export their products out of the United States free from regulatory burdens because fishery products are exempt from import and export inspection by the U.
Briefly, the ground sea cucumbers were extracted using methanol, dichloromethane and n-butanol, sequentially.
Sea cucumbers are named after their resemblance to the vegetable cucumber.
The Holothuroidea or sea cucumbers are an abundant and diverse group of worm-like and usually soft-bodied echinoderms.
While sea cucumbers are said to be used in soups in China, sea horses are in demand as an ingredient in Chinese medicines.
In Malaysia,the sea cucumbers have great value for their medicinalproperties and also as culinary delicacies [2,3].
The price of sea cucumbers varies greatly among species and also within species, depending on the size of the animals and processing methods (Ferdouse 2004, Purcell et al.
After the start of the fishery in Galapagos, catches rose and during the "peak period" 1999 to 2005 almost 30 million sea cucumbers were harvested legally within the Galapagos Marine Reserve (GMR) corresponding to a total fresh weight of >8 000t.
52 times has been reported for HD of other sea cucumbers stiffened by artificial seawater rich in potassium (KASW; Takemae et al.
First record of the swimming sea cucumber Enypniastes eximia Theel, 1882 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in Peruvian waters
The guards found 266 sea cucumbers with the group arrested at Dala close to Duba port, while another group was found at a close by beach carrying 300 banned fish, he said.