During the Rumphius Biohistorical Expedition (4.xi-14.xii.l990) 52 specimens representing 27 holothurian species were collected. All the species are described, figured and discussed systematically. Six species are new to the fauna of Ambon; two of these are new to the fauna of Indonesia, and two are new species: Afrocucumis stracki and Chiridota smirnovi. The holothurian fauna of Ambon is now represented by 59 species.

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Keywords Holothurioidea, Ambon, taxonomy, new species.
Journal Zoologische Verhandelingen

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Massin, C. (1996). Results of the Rumphius Biohistorical Expedition to Ambon (1990) Part. 4. The Holothurioidea (Echinodermata) collected at Ambon during the Rumphius Biohistorical Expedition. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 307(1), 1–53.