species: Holothuria (Theelothuria) turriscelsa in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Holothuria (Theelothuria) turriscelsa

©Lyle Vail: Holothuria (Theelothuria) turriscelsa with cuvierean tubules ejected at MacGillivray Reef near Lizard Island at night.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Holothuroidea
Order Aspidochirotida
Family Holothuriidae
Genus Holothuria
Species Holothuria (Theelothuria) turriscelsa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 45 cm (length according to Guille et al, 1986)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



This photograph seems to represent a new record for this species in Australia.

by Anne Hoggett


Local abundance

  • Lizard island area: Only one record, at night.

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