Wilderness: Sea Cucumber Irritation (cont.)
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Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM
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The phylum Echinodermata includes a diverse group of marine animals that are slow moving and nonaggressive, including brittle stars (class Ophiuroidea), starfish (class Asteroidea), sea urchins (class Echinoidea), and sea cucumbers (class Holothuroidea).