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Base Information
Classification Carnivore/chaser
Status Minor Race
Locomotion Diver
Terrain Ocean
Body Form
Confluence Non-humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Cephalopodoid
Size 2.0 meters
Weight 50 kg
Languages Tobaian
Social Structure Anarchy
Technological Epoch TL:0-3
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Tobibak (Corridor 1011)
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population4 Moderate (90 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law0 No Law
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
Primary Star M2 V M3 V
Atmosphere Standard
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Planetary Survey 5: Tobibak 3-4,6,11-15,26.
Canon Yes
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The Tobai of Tobibak (Corridor 1011) are a technologically primitive Minor Non-Human Race with a Non-humanoid appearance.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Tobai are an aquatic Minor race native to Tobibak (Corridor 1011). They are similar to the Githiaskio, including some genetic similarities.

Physiology & Environment (Ecology)[edit]

Physically a Tobai consists of a central body, about half a meter long and 30 cm in diameter and six half meter tentacles. They are strong swimmers and are capable of diving to depths of up to 650 meters. In addition to normal eyesight, the Toabi also possess a form of sonar. Tobai have gills and can breath under water.

Removing a Tobai from the water results in death (usually quite painfully) in a few minutes of either organ failure, dehydration, or asphyxiation.

Culture & Society (Ethnology)[edit]

The Tobai are a TL–0 society, consisting of tribes of hunter/gatherers, organized from several family groups. They are transitioning to a TL–1 society.

Technology & Trade (Economy)[edit]

The Tobai are a TL–0 society, consisting of tribes of hunter/gatherers, organized from several family groups.

Government Structure: 1105[edit]

Tobai mate for life, children are reared by the entire tribe, Tribes are ruled by a group of elders, the old and wise ones, who are also religious leaders or healers as well.


This race is primarily located in the following areas:


The homeworld of this race is:

World Listing: 1105[edit]

Significant communities of this race are known to dwell within the following systems and worlds:

No world articles for Tobai

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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