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Brown Sea Cucumber

Isostichopus fuscus (Ludwig 1875)

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Isostichopus fuscus (Brown Sea Cucumber) is a species of echinoderms in the family Stichopodidae. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix iii. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/9244/legal
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Brown Sea Cucumber. View this species on GBIF