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Alexis Martin

NAME

Scientific: Isostichopus Fuscus

Common: Brown Sea Cucumber

Natural habitat or geographical area

Galapagos, this species prefers rocky habitats

In Baja California and mainland Mexico

Also mainland of Ecuador

Threats

In Panama, El Salvador, and Costa Rica there is illegal fishing and an additional threat is the harvesting of mature adults for brood stock in aquaculture

Conservation efforts

Fisheries for this species are banned in Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, and El Salvador