The holothurian resources

James, D B (1986) The holothurian resources. R & D Series for Marine Fishery Resources Management, 10. pp. 1-4.


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!>ea-cucumbers or holothurians are the most important group among the echiaoderms since some of the sea cucumbers arc processed and the product is known as beche-de-mer or Trepang for export market. They are sluggish, unattractive and even repulsive organisms found in the sea particularly in the intertidal region. Toxins found in some of the sea-cucumbers have antitumoural and anticancerous properties.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: holothurian resources; echinodermes; seacucumber
Subjects: Echinoderms > Seacucumber
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2010 11:01
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:31

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