Prickly Redfish

Thelenota ananas
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Thelenota ananas
Other names Pineapple sea cucumber, Oloturia Ananas, Tripang, Prickly Skin Cucumber, Pointed Teat Sea Cucumber, Armoured Sea Cucumber, Giant Sea Cucumber
Size Up to 60 cm (23.6 in)
Weight Up to 6 kg (13.2 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst sandy areas of lagoons & coral reefs
Depth Range 0 - 30 m (98 ft)
Prickly Redfish Distribution