Can you guess what this strange animal is?

Pineapple sea cucumber

Due to is long shape this marine animal is call sea cucumber. It lives on the sea bed, and filters sand to eat.

Pineapple sea cucumber get its name from its prickly skin and yellow-bronish.

Pinapple sea cucumber is edible, and mostly consumed and selled in Asia. Today, this specie is in extinsion danger (UICN red list), as it's overfished.

Credits image : Leonard Low de Australia - CC BY 2.0


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