Cookie (Dough) Monster

This Three-Rowed Sea Cucumber gets its name because it has three distinct rows of podia on its bottom side (not shown). I guess they are all feet (sorry).


I think they resemble a roll of chocolate chip cookie dough. What do ya' think?


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  • PaulW 9y

    Actually, when I dove in Saba the divemasters just called these cholocate chip sea cucumbers. I didn't even think they might be called anything else! Your scuba photos are great.
  • Alice Alim Oh 9y

    Fascinating photo! I really found myself inspired looking through your collection of Underwater pictures. =)

    Hey thanks pauldub! I love that name much better than the one I've been using.

    You're so sweet ahlimaslow. I am glad you're inspired, because I love your work.
  • Reef Reflections 8y

    This is a nice one, I usually come across the common "Donkey Dung". I don't think I have ever post any Cucumbers, will have to look in the archives, I like the "zoom" function.
  • LA Lassie 8y

    QEMD Finch
    I would like to invite you to add this great photo to the
    (No Rules - Just Educational)
  • ((_Jackie_))>crayon! lolz 7y

    ewwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! that is really gross!! I'm sorry if your really into this kinda stuff but that thing is nasty!
  • No_real_name_given 4y

    looked good from far away
  • Sarah Bedolfe 3y

    Hi! We at One World One Ocean used this great shot in our educational video about sea cucumbers, which you can see here: Thanks for making it available!
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