Slipper Sea Cucumber
(Psolus chitonoides)

image of a Slipper Sea Cucumber

Image ID: 150-00

Other shots:  image of a Slipper Sea Cucumber
Comments : Bright, bright red. Watching cucumbers feed is one of my favorite pastime. They look like little kids as they carefully pull each branch in, and lick all the food off it using their centrally located mouth.
Common name : Slipper Sea Cucumber
Scientific Name : Psolus chitonoides
Location Found : 7 Tree Island, BC, Canada
Actual Size : 3.5 inches across
Camera Used : Canon D30 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :