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Spadefish are passive life forms belonging to the fauna category, they are extremely common and can be found in many biomes.

Spadefish are very easy to catch, making them a reliable food source.

AppearanceEdit

Spadefish have a flat, irregularly-formed body. They have two small pectoral fins and one long dorsal fin that extends across its tail protuding from the back of its triangular head. Next to its side fins, two tendrils extend towards the tail, to which they connect about mid-way.

Spadefish have a broad, yet low, mouth lined with small white teeth at the front, on top of which lies a single large eye with a black pupil that is split into two halves. A small concave black stripe goes up from the tip of its mouth.

The Spadefish's body is predominantly turqoise in color with a few lighter patches dotted around. A ring of reddish-pink skin encircles the eye and it has bright bright orange fins. The patches, fins and the area around the eye emit bioluminescent glows at night.

BehaviorEdit

Spadefish swim at a moderate pace. mostly hovering on the seabed, occasionally fleeing from the player when approached.

Uses in CraftingEdit

SpadefishArrow-right (1)FabricatorArrow-right (1)Cooked Spadefish
SpadefishSalt DepositArrow-right (1)FabricatorArrow-right (1)Cured Spadefish

Energy ValueEdit

SpadefishArrow-right (1)BioreactorArrow-right (1)Energy×115
Spadefish EggArrow-right (1)BioreactorArrow-right (1)Energy×50


Data Bank EntryEdit

Spadefish

A common herbivore that seems to avoid shallower waters.

  1. Single Eye:
    Observed swimming near to the seabed from where it can keep its one eye on predators in the water above it.
  2. Mottled-green Coloration:
    Commonly encountered in plant-rich environments, the spadefish is well-adapted to hide amongst the vegetation.



Assessment: Edible

GalleryEdit

For a more complete gallery, visit Spadefish/Gallery.

TriviaEdit

  • Their databank entry, physiology and behaviour all suggest that the Spadefish is a detritivore, rather than a herbivore - this places them in the same ecological niche as the Jellyrays and the Ghostrays.
  • Due to their size, Spadefish were not originally intended to be edible, instead the player would be able to grab onto them and use them as a makeshift Seaglide. This feature was originally intended for the Rabbit Ray, but it was thought that the Spadefish fit the role better as it had "handlebars" [Citation needed]


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