Aspidochirotida


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Aspidochirotida

[¦as·pə‚dō‚kī′räd·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of holothurioid echinoderms in the subclass Aspidochirotacea characterized by respiratory trees and dorsal tube feet converted into tactile warts.
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Reproductive biology of the commercial sea cucumber Holothuria atra (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida) in the northwestern coastal waters of Sri Lanka.
A revised strategy for the monitoring and management of the Galapagos sea cucumber Isostichopus fuscus (Aspidochirotida: Stichopodidae).
First record of Holothuria (Roweothuria) arguinensis (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida: Holothuriidae) from the Algerian coastal waters.
This species has shield-shaped tentacles which are placed under the order of Aspidochirotida from the family of Holothuriidae.
Three orders (Aspidochirotida, Veneroida, and Alcyonacea) contained more than five AA species (Table S4).
Since these contributions, saponins have been isolated from numerous species of Aspidochirotida and Dendrochirotida and also from sea stars (Mackie and Turner, 1970; Kitagawa and Kobayashi, 1977; Demeyer et al, 2014).
From Pakistan total 11 genera and 14 species of sea cucumbers have been recorded belonging to the orders Aspidochirotida and Dendrochirotida to which most of the commercial species belong.
Molecular phylogeny of the subgenus Holothuria (Selenkothuria) Deichmann, 1958 (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida).
The oldestsynallactid sea cucumber (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida), Palaontol Z, 84, 541-546 (2010).
All currently known fissiparous species of holothurians belong to two orders: Aspidochirotida and Dendrochirotida.
[20] used blanket Manta tows to survey the Aspidochirotida of Mayotte.
There is a huge diversity of species of sea cucumbers (66 species) that are harvested commercially and traded around the world, with the majority of these species belonging to the order Aspidochirotida, and only a few to the order Dendrochirotida (Purcell et al.