Has yellow or brown skin with numerous black-tipped projections called papillae. As a marine invertebrate in class Holothuroidea, it is related to other echinoderms such as sea urchins and sea stars. Reaches 30-40 cm in length
Habitat and distribution
They live on the seafloor and range throughout British Columbia to Baja California
Detritus (small particles of organic matter) and small organisms within soft sediments and mud
When necessary, it can creep three feet in 15 minutes — speedy for this animal.