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Keywords: Holothuroidea
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (11): 2108–2119.
Published: 1 June 2017
... collagenous tissues, showing initial compliance and subsequent irreversible tensilin-mediated stiffening, which allows them to entangle predators. Defence system Mechanical properties Ultrastructure Holothuria forskali Tensilin Connective tissue Echinodermata Holothuroidea Some species...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (5): 849–863.
Published: 1 March 2001
... appear to be more complex in holothuroids. With the histological complexity of their autotomy structures, their elaborate behavioural response and their large coelom, it is not surprising that autotomy should differ in the Holothuroidea. There are, however, intriguing similarities between asteroid arm...