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Sea Cucumbers’ Incredible Defense Mechanisms

Sea cucumbers may seem defenseless, but they’re actually pretty tough animals. Since they’re relatively slow animals and can’t attack or escape their predators, they have developed other defense mechanisms that can efficiently scare off or even kill other animals. If you wonder what exactly sea cucumbers can do to defend themselves, I’ll talk about that…

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How Do Sea Cucumbers Move?

Sea cucumbers are one of the strangest and possibly most fascinating members of the phylum Echinodermata. When I first encountered them in Croatia, I thought they don’t move at all and can barely do anything. However, it turned out that these creatures are much more interesting than I assumed. If you wonder if sea cucumbers…

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Where Do Sea Cucumbers Live?

Sea cucumbers are animals we can often encounter when snorkeling or diving in any ocean or sea. I remember when I first saw these creatures in the warm waters of Panama, but then I found them in Croatia, which is a completely different part of the world. Have you wondered where exactly sea cucumbers live?…

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Top 10 Predators Of Sea Cucumbers

Sea cucumbers are animals that don’t look tasty to many marine animals, so even though they’re pretty easy to catch, they don’t have a lot of predators. However, there are a few creatures that hunt them. If you wonder what animals eat sea cucumber, in this blog post, we’ll talk all about this. Let’s begin…

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How Do Sea Cucumbers Eat?

Sea cucumbers are definitely one of the strangest and possibly most fascinating members of the phylum Echinodermata. Their shape and size are similar to a large cucumber but the similarity to a vegetable ends there. If you’d like to learn more about these animals and wonder how sea cucumbers eat, in this post, we’ll talk…

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How Much Do Starfish Weigh?

Starfish are fascinating marine creatures and vary a lot in size, weight, and even the environment they live in, depending on the species. When underwater, you can’t really check their weight, so have you ever wondered how much starfish weigh? In this post, we’ll talk all about it but let’s begin with a quick answer:…

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10 Starfish Species You Can Find In California

California is an excellent spot for snorkeling and diving. You can spot there many different species of marine animals when underwater. Starfish, or sea stars, are definitely one of the most popular and easiest animals to spot in shallow waters. Have you wondered if and which species of starfish can you spot in California? In…

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The Complete Florida Starfish Identification Guide

Flordia is an excellent spot for snorkeling and diving. You can spot there many different species of marine animals when underwater. Starfish, or sea stars, are definitely one of the most popular and easiest animals to spot in shallow waters. Have you wondered if and which species of starfish can you spot in Florida? In…

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Is A Starfish A Crustacean? (Explained)

Starfish are fascinating marine that we often call starfish, but they’re actually not fish, and for that reason, scientists prefer to call them sea stars. But do you wonder what animals they are and if they’re crustaceans? In this post, we’ll talk all about that but let’s start with a quick answer: Starfish is not…

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Are Starfish Keystone Species? (Explained)

Keystone species define an entire ecosystem and without them, the ecosystem would be completely different. Many other species wouldn’t be able to survive creating an unbalanced environment. Have you ever wondered if starfish are keystone species? In this blog post, we’ll talk all about that but let’s begin with a quick answer: Starfish are keynote…

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