|Size||5.0cm - 10.0cm / 5.0g - 10.0g|
|Reference||Ley Sector (book)|
Gapfilter (Creature) Synopsis
A small, coral-like creature, they grow in great masses.
Gapfilter (Creature) Physiology & Ecology
Gapfilters usually form loose, hollow structures which look solid. Each individual filter has a small cylindrical body, a tube operates both ends, with tendrils at each end. It secretes a tough, rock-like coral substance, which hardends into a tubular structure, about twice the size of the animal.
Gapfilter (Creature) Life Cycle & Reproduction
Gapfilter (Creature) Diet & Trophics
Tendrils form water currents, drawing in water-carried nutrients. Often in areas where dead Filter 'skeletons' are atop living filters, an air bubble is formed , with a close-knit framework of brittle coral above the bubble. Because of the bubble at the top of the gap, the water at the bottom is very concentrated with digestive juices released by the corals. In near surface areas, these are traps for the unwary — stepping upon the dam usually leads to falling through into a hold full of acidic water.
Gapfilter (Creature) History & Background