species: Chiridota rigida in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chiridota rigida


©Lyle Vail: Chiridota rigida from North Point, Lizard Island in 1983, under rubble (aquarium photo). AM J17575.

©Lyle Vail: Chiridota rigida from North Point, Lizard Island in 1983, under rubble (aquarium photo). AM J17575.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Holothuroidea
Order Apodida
Family Chiridotidae
Genus Chiridota
Species Chiridota rigida

Colours

                   

Distinguishing features

Small, soft-bodied, orange/pink with orange spots surrounded by white; no tube feet, 12 translucent feeding tentacles.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Cannon, L.R.G. and H. Silver (1986). Sea Cucumbers of Northern Australia Queensland Museum, Brisbane. LIRS catalog number 229.