Sea Cucumbers

Known as: Cucumbers, Sea, Cucumber, Sea, holothurians 
A class of Echinodermata characterized by long, slender bodies.
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2012
Review
2012
Triterpenoid glycosides are abundantly present in sea cucumbers, which are responsible for the toxicity of these echinoderms… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Sea cucumbers are a special group of marine invertebrates. They occupy a taxonomic position that is believed to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Introduction 318 Methods 321 Catch data sources 321 Typical trajectory of sea cucumber fisheries 321 Drivers of sea cucumber… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND The dried form of sea cucumbers has been a seafood and medicinal cure for Asians over many centuries. In this study… (More)
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2009
2009
  • sandfish Holothuria, scabra Conand
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FAO Area FAO Sub-Area Country main references Western Indian Ocean (51) 51.1 Red sea Egypt lawrence et al., 2004; Ahmed and… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Sea cucumbers, like other echinoderms, have the ability to rapidly and reversibly alter the stiffness of their inner dermis. It… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The deep-sea benthic community at the Porcupine Abyssal Plain (NE Atlantic) is a highly food limited system. The annual input of… (More)
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1998
1998
We present the first evidence of a system of four bioactive peptides that affect the stiffness of sea cucumber dermis. The body… (More)
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1996
1996
A molecular phylogenetic analysis of some Holothuroidea was undertaken in order to clarify the systematics and taxonomy of this… (More)
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1995
1995
The triterpene precursor of saponins in sea cucumbers has been identified as parkeol [lanost-9(11)-en-3 beta-ol] [1]. Dissection… (More)
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