Database Details : World List of Holothuroidea

Full name: World List of Holothuroidea UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Holothuroidea
Version: 2017-11-02
Release date: 2017-11-02
Authors/editors: Paulay G.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Echinodermata - Holothuroidea
English name of the group: Sea cucumbers
Number of living species 1,711
Number of living infraspecific taxa 38
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 1,734
Number of common names: 321
Total number of names: 3,804
Abstract: This global marine species list is part of the World Register of Marine Species database, which aims to provide the most authoritative list of names of all marine species globally. Data have been contributed to the Catalogue of Life via the WoRMS, hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, USA
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org
Bibliographic citation: Paulay G. (2017). WoRMS Holothuroidea: World List of Holothuroidea (version 2017-11-02). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 28th November 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.