Sea cucumber / Hoisom / bêche-de-mer / 海参

Sea cucumber is one of exotic food source known very nutritious. It is a high protein, low fat, low cholesterol food. Traditional medicine considers it especially good for those with high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, hepatitis, and it is general good health food for the elderly.



Sea cucumbers are echinoderms—like starfish and sea urchins. There are some 1,250 known species, and many of these animals are indeed shaped like soft-bodied cucumbers. All sea cucumbers are ocean dwellers, though some inhabit the shallows and others live in the deep ocean. They live on or near the ocean floor—sometimes partially buried beneath it.

In Chinese name, sea cucumber is called Ginseng of the Sea. It has been a source of food to the Chinese for several centuries. It is considered as one of the Eight Delicacies from the sea, together with scallop, sharkfin, abalone, fish bladder, fish lips, caviar and bird nest. It has a high nutritional value due to presence of up to 50 types of essential nutritional elements, trace elements or micro nutrients and organic compounds. These include a high content of protein with low fat, iodine, calcium, potassium, zinc, iron, selenium, manganese, chondroitin sulfate, saponins, vitamins like vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin etc.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Echinozoa
Class: Holothuroidea



  • Sea Cucumber
  • Trepang / Teripang
  • Gamat
  • bêche-de-mer
  • 海参
  • Sea Slug
  • Namako (Japan)
  • Balatan (Tagalog)
  • Gamat
  • Hai Shen



  • Curry Fish
  • Sand Fish
  • Black Lolly Fish
  • Lolly Fish
  • Elephant Fish
  • Prickly Fish
  • White Teat
  • Tiger Fish
  • Stone Fish
  • Prickly Lolly Fish





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