Marine Basilliphyta

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The marine basilliphyta split from its ancestor and moved into the ocean. They use their thick cell walls to keep excess salt out of their systems. Of course this doesn't work when they have to absorb minerals into their systems, which builds up, killing them in about a week. They help prolong their lives by swimming in plumes, acting sometime like a single organism. The cells on the outside are the oldest ones, which act as filters. When they die they release water with a much lower salt content, which is used by the other cells. They reproduce towards the center, causing the older cell to be pushed out. The oxygen content towards the center is very low, but they are able to cope. They are found in all the waters of Jujubee, but can also be found in the salt lakes and marshes connecting to the ocean.