Bêche-de-mer or "Trepang" is a kind of sea slug, and is found on the reefs in a few feet of water.
Captain King assures us that two hundred vessels annually leave Madagascar to fish for the sea slug, as it is sometimes called.
|sea slug |
Any of various colorful marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia, lacking a shell and gills but having fringelike projections that serve as respiratory organs. Also called nudibranch.