Gillfin

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Gillfin
(Gillfinus ganderneck)
Main image of Gillfin
Species is extinct.
18/118, replaced by descendant
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation17/114
HabitatYokto Coast, Somarinoa Coast, Huggs Coast, Jujubee Ocean (Sunlight Zone), Ovi Coast, Clayren Coast, Ittiz Coast
Size30 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietHerbivore (Hitchhiker Hydroglobes, Diamiboard, Phytodiamond)
RespirationSemi-Active (Ram Gill)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, Two Sexes, Sticky-Egg to the tails of females.
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Pterigiophora (info)
Eupterigiophora
Rostroichthyes
Sarcohistia
Dorsibranchia (info)
Niducaudidae
Gillfinus
Gillfinus ganderneck
Ancestor:Descendants:

The gillfin replaced its ancestor, the scraping beakworm as well as replacing diamiboard beakworm. It now has evolved a longer neck so it can scrape off the hydoglobes from the sides of diamiboards. Its beak is also strong enough to bite off part of the crystal itself.


It now has primitive gills on the dorsal fin. This allows it to stay active longer and able to move faster. This helped it to displace the other beakworms around the diamiboards. It is also immune to the hitchhiker hydroglobes' sticky clouds of drowsy liquid.


They also have a new method of reproduction: the female will lay her eggs in the water and stick them to her tail. Then the male will fertilize them on her tail. There they will grow on her tail until they hatch. Not all stay stuck however, and some will float off for scavengers to eat.

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Plump Gillfin (family Niducaudidae)
  • Dartfin (order Dorsibranchia)
  • Snapperswimmer (class Rostroichthyes)