Gillfin

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Gillfin
(Gillfinus ganderneck)
Artwork of Gillfin
Species is extinct.
18/118, replaced by descendant
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Pterigiophora
Rostroichthyes
Dorsibranchia
Niducaudidae
Gillfinus
Gillfinus ganderneck
Week/Generation 17/114
Habitat Yokto Coast, Somarinoa Coast, Huggs Coast, Jujubee Ocean (Sunlight Zone), Ovi Coast, Clayren Coast, Ittiz Coast
Size 30 cm Long
Support Unknown
Diet Herbivore (Hitchhiker Hydroglobes, Diamiboard, Phytodiamond)
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Unknown
Reproduction Sexual, Two Sexes, Sticky-Egg to the tails of females.


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)
  • Elegant Emperor Phibisian (class Rostroichthyes)