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"2006 - Naurunan Crustafish" by Kent Jensen

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Crustafish are armored fishlike crusteceans, equipped with inner skeleton in most of their body,
though the limbs and other more fragile parts has an exoskeleton. If that was not enough the
body is covered in armored plates, which is why naurunans are equipped with a powerful beak designed
to crush/puncture the shells/armors of these crustafish.

Crustafish are a very succesful group, mostly because of their sturdiness of course,
but also many of them has poison "fangs" making them an unpleasent encounter for most predators
except for the naurunans. Naurunans graspers has a thick rubberlike skin, hard to penetrate but also
their graspers are great for handling these crustafish keeping their fangs away from the mouth/face.
Though in a modern naurunan world, poisonous fangs aren't a major concern, cause those are removed before
being packed and sold at supermarkets.

Here is a blueshelled crustafish. A very common crustafish in the seas as well as in the
stomachs of naurunans



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24 Feb 2006:-) Meg L. Getrum
Cool! I love it! Great design and I really like those mouth tentacles and the plates.

1 Kent Jensen replies: "Thnx1 im glad you like it2 the tentacles was inspired from some prehistoric ocean lifeforms I found surfing on google2. anyway thnx for your comment2"
24 Feb 2006:-) Roland Gromes
This is great. I really like the design, background, shding and everything.
Can I have one?

15 Kent Jensen replies: "Nope sorry that was the last one, and my cat just ate it10.. jokes aside, thnx for your comment2 im glad you like it2"
28 Apr 2006:-) Derek R. Clawson
*Chortle* still at it eh, and you just keep getting better. Kudos man, keep it up.

13 Kent Jensen replies: "thnx2 glad you like it2."
5 Jun 200645 FIRE EMBLEM fan
I love it very cool and very interesting heehee i love the colouring.tee hee

13 Kent Jensen replies: "Thnx2 glad you like it. its also one of my favorite colourings2, anyway thnx for your comment"
27 Jun 2007:-) Love sandquist
Its like a gigant shrimp! Does it taste like one to?

1 Kent Jensen replies: "I think it tastes more like lobster12. but dunno10, I like the drawing to much to eat it12"
22 Dec 200745 The 10 year old
as you know i used to be called "A 9 year old (Seriously) before i turned 10, becuz i dont remember telling you that, but anyway is it based on a Anomalocaris?

:-) Kent Jensen replies: "Only the mouth part(s) 12 Nice spottet too"
12 Aug 2008:-) Justin C LaVoie
AHHHH! why can’t they be real?!? this is soooooooo awesome. I love everything about it! Those red glassy eyes, the jagged plates, the little fins, the overall shape, the colors, the legs, THE FACE! ah me, if only I had devised such a splendid specimen myself... This is fricken magnificent! Heck, I think I’ll major in biology so I can build a real one eventually =P
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'2006 - Naurunan Crustafish':
 • Created by: :-) Kent Jensen
 • Copyright: ©Kent Jensen. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Aquatic, Armor, Blue, Crustafish, Exoskeleton, Fangs, Nauruna, Poison, Shelled
 • Categories: Extrateresstial, Alien Life Forms
 • Techniques: Computer-coloured Picture, Mechanical/Technical Pencils, Erasers
 • Submitted: 2006-06-19 20:37:13
 • Views: 6033
 • Resolution: 500x800

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