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Occurrence of Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) at Mu Ko Man, Rayong Province, Southeast Thailand
Mucharin, A.; Sukkasem, W. (2008). Occurrence of Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) at Mu Ko Man, Rayong Province, Southeast Thailand. Thail. Nat. Hist. Mus. J. 3(1): 65-67
In: The Thailand Natural History Museum Journal. National Science Museum (NSM). Natural History Museum: Pathum Thani. ISSN 1686-770X, more

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  • Mucharin, A.
  • Sukkasem, W.

Abstract
    Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833 commonly known as a "sandfish," is the most highly esteemed among the consumers. In Thailand it is scarcely found, especially along the eastern coast of the Gulf, where only 2 reports of its occurrence have been known, and, specimens collected are imperfect in overall shapes. In 2006, a large-sized full-grown adult was encountered at Ko Man Nai area. This representing the 3 rd finding of the eastern shore and the first record of Mu Ko Man.

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