species: Unidentified synaptid 2 in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified synaptid 2

©Graham Edgar: Unidentified synaptid 2 at Cod Hole near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Holothuroidea
Order Apodida
Family Synaptidae
Species Unidentified synaptid 2



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



The photographed specimen resembles that identified as Opheodesoma spectabilis from PNG in Coleman (2007). That species does not appear to have been recorded from Australia as at Feb 2017.

by Anne Hoggett


Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Coleman, N. (2007). Sea Stars: Echinoderms of the Asia/Indo-Pacific Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic, Springwood, Qld. Australia.