Hello François, 
I agree with John the cukes labeled as Stichopus regalis are not stichopodids!

From: John Starmer <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To: flmnh-aspidolist <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2014 14:11:32 -0500
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Subject: Re: Trans. : holothurians of the Dakar area

The cukes labeled as Stichopus regalis are probably not stichopodids. I would suggest light-colored versions of  Holothuria tubulosa.

On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 10:51 AM, François Michonneau <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Hello all,

  I received these cuke pictures taken from Dakar, Sénégal by a French naturalist who is getting worried about Chinese prospectors who want to harvest them. I'm not familiar with the fauna, but maybe some of you are. Do you have any IDs?

  -- François

John Starmer, MSc
PhD Candidate
University of Florida
Florida Museum of Natural History
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