Subject: sea cucumbers

Al Romero (
Tue, 02 Feb 1999 13:32:40 -0600

At 12:36 PM 2/2/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Hello Dr.
>I know that this may be a little side trip from your main area of study but
>I have found myself in a very sticky position.  My name is Ruth and I am a
>second year biology student at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario.  I
>am working on a seminar on sea cucumbers and their defense mechanisms,
>including the expelling and regeneration of their intestine.  My school
>does not have any of the journal I have found on the subject and all the
>books I have looked at tend to focus on other echinoderms like the sea star
>and sea urchin.  The web also seems to be very limited on information.  My
>seminar is in a weeks time and I am still looking for primary references!
>I was hoping that you may have some suggestions of books or other resources
>that may be available to me but that I have yet to try.
>Thank you for you time and attention.
Aldemaro Romero, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor
Environmental Studies Program
Macalester College
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