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Marine Curios #10 – Pseudocolochirus violaceus or sea apple

Sea Apple, a type of sea cucumber, defends itself by being toxic and expanding in size to float away when attacked. It can expel toxic substances and sticky strands as a last resort. Sea Apples feed using tentacles and absorb oxygen through their hindgut. They are sometimes eaten as delicacies and used in fishing.

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