Brownble

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Brownble
(Acanthosepioides brambus)
Main image of Brownble
Species is extinct.
18/125, ice comet impact event
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation17/115
HabitatIchthy Swamp, Ichthy River
Size1 m Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietFilter-Feeder
RespirationUnknown
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, Spawns, Eggs into Water
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Teuthomorpha
Eutentaculata
Trichioteuthii
Acanthosepioididae
Acanthosepioides
Acanthosepioides brambus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The brownble is a hybrid of the bristlesquid and brittlesquid. Over time their spawning of eggs cross bred and developed into an extremely different looking offspring. Much of these mutations were harmful while a few were helpful. Those that were eventually led to the brownble. Unlike its ancestors it was now brown in color to blend in with the mud which was very successful. And was having spines all over its body rather than just on the arms. Some of which formed an anchor on the end of it so it is hard to pull out of the mud by predators.

Their breathing was the most extreme which lead to it ultimately replacing both of their ancestors. Rather than siphons it has 2 "tentacle-gills". These allow it to breath while half submerged under the mud.Before they had to constantly breathe through the mud or come out to breathe properly, but now they can stay immobile for hours. Their mouth too is now a long tube which can reach up to the tentacles. Each of the arms has a bristle just on the end of it to filter-feed. Once filled it will bring it to its mouth to suck out whatever it caught.

Even the eyes have improved. Before they were primitive eye spots which were constantly covered up in the mud. Now they are on primitive eye stalks which can peak out from the dirt. However, not all its adaptations were helpful. Without its siphons it now has to walk across the river bottom to get places. This was a fair trade off for all the other adaptations it has gained.

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)
  • Burrowing Quid (order Trichioteuthii)
  • Colonial Filtersquid (class Eutentaculata)