Longest sea cucumber
Last updated: October 12, 2017 at 0:41 am
The snake sea cucumber (Synapta maculata) has a length of 3 m (9.8 ft) and a diametre of 5 cm (2 in). It inhabits shallow depths in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean.
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