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Sea Life & Aquarium Substrates

Sea life from the Northern Atlantic Ocean. 50 degree F salt water species. Gulf of Maine Inc. supplies sea life, beach plants, and aquarium substrates from Maine, collected by hand.

Aquarium substrates

Arthropods

Bony fishes

Brachiopods

Bryozoa

Cartilaginous fishes

Cnidaria

Echinoderms

Gulf of Maine assortments

Macroalgae

Molluscs

Plankton

Saltwater plants

Sponges

Tunicates

Worms

Sylky Sea Cucumber (Chiridota laevis)

Sylky Sea Cucumber (Chiridota laevis)

from 9.00

Common name:  sylky sea cucumber

Scientific name: Chiridota laevis

Locations:  shallow waters of the coast, attached to rocks, in cracks and crevices

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  Dark, brown, tan, maroon, purple, with lateral lines of orange feet and feeding structure

Size:  2” - 3”

Collected: by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

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 An up-close shot of a pile of bubbling sylkies.

An up-close shot of a pile of bubbling sylkies.

Tidepool Tim says,  “Sylkies are small sea cucumbers. These creatures perform an ecosystem service similar to terrestrial earthworms. They break down small organic material into microscopic materials which are recycled back into the ocean ecosystem through bacterial processing.”