Sea Floater

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Sea Floater
(Planktoteuthus sarcophaga)
Artwork of Sea Floater
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Creator Giant Blue Anteater Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Teuthomorpha
Cystoteuthia
Pankrakenia
Planktoteuthiformes
Planktoteuthidae
Planktoteuthus
Planktoteuthus sarcophaga
Week/Generation 8/48
Habitat Wright Reef, Jujubee Open Ocean
Size 91.44 cm Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Carnivore, Scavenger
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, Two Sexes (Donor and Carrier)


The sea floater is descended from the hydrogen jellysquid. It grew a hydrogen sac that is so large, it can pull the animal from the water. The sea floater can control how much hydrogen is in the sac using a hole on its forehead. A muscular flap similar to the human glottis keeps hydrogen from escaping. It must stay near the water so it can get its hydrogen. The sea floater's tentacles, which were beneath the breathing holes, fused to form an optical tentacle, so it can see its prey and the direction it's squirting the toxin. It's either a predator (eating anything that moves) or a scavenger. To catch their prey, the Sea Floater has developed chromatophores like the celoid cephalopods on Earth. It can create pulsating patterns to attract prey or blend in with the water to avoid predators. The four tentacles that dangled in the water are now ambulatory and have lost the poisonous spines. They can still be placed in the water when hunting. The two tentacles next to its mouth grow longer and likens the appearance to an Earth squid's tentacles. It becomes a manipulator. All of their tentacles have chambers filled with air to help their flotation in the air if they float over the water. Sea floaters reproduce in the same way as their ancestor.

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)
  • Cave Teuthopin (subclass Pankrakenia)
  • Venomous Quid (phylum Teuthomorpha)