the muscular system of a sea cucumber
what are sea cucumbers?
Sea cucumbers are sea animals that are found on the sea floor wide, like its other echinoderm counterparts. Their body consists of one elongated gonad with leather-like skin. Its name is derived from its appearance, which closely resembles the vegetable cucumber. Like other echinoderms, sea cucumbers come in a variety of colors. Their form of communication includes sending hormone signals through the water. Sea cucumbers are truly unique animals that show the diversity of aquatic life, no matter how strange they may look...
what are their muscular systems like?
Sea cucumbers barely use their muscular systems as much as their related echinodermata. Sea cucumbers obtain food from completely separate tentacles that gather food and bring it along to the mouth. Their muscular system is located along their body and is used to allow movement by wiggling around the sea floor.