Sea Balloon

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Sea Balloon
(Navibulla balloonus)
Artwork of Sea Balloon
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Creator Oviraptor Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Physallophyta
Physallothallopsida
Aquasphericales
Navibullaceae
Navibulla
Navibulla balloonus
Week/Generation 5/32
Habitat Reef
Size 1.6 m Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Cell Wall (Cellulose), Flotation Bubbles (Hydrogen)
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual, Budding off / Separation


The sea balloon split off from the sea bubbleweed. It has evolved to have huge balloon shaped bubbles, which allows it to float, even in the air. They use this method to keep growing out of the water, and they can get to a respectable height. The balloons are no longer used for reproduction. Instead, the sea balloon will make separate smaller bubbles, about the size of its predecessor's bubbles, to float off and make new offspring. It can be found all along the shallower coastal regions.

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)
  • River Bulbostalk (order Aquasphericales)
  • Koddembula (class Physallothallopsida)