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Description: Blue, green, or aquamarine scales; webs between their talons; gills on their necks; glow-in-the-dark stripes on their tails/snouts/underbellies; royal Seawings have prominent spiral and/or starbust glow patterns on their wings

Abilities: Can breathe underwater; see in the dark; create huge waves with one splash of their powerful tails; excellent swimmers; light-up scales that can be used as a light source or to communicate underwater in a language known as Aquatic

Location: The Bay of a Thousand Scales; Summer Palace located on an island; Deep Palace is located underwater

Queen (Canon Timeline): Queen Coral

Alliances: Princess Blister, NightWings, IceWings



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Glow, Water, Lake, Turquoise, Seaweed, River, Stream, Tuna, Cyan, Azure,

Northern SeaWings

The Northern SeaWings are a subspecies of SeaWings that have branched north, to the waters bordering the IceWings' kingdom. (WIP)

This tribe is currently a public tribe. Anyone can make Northern SeaWings without permission.

Description

Northern SeaWings are nearly the same as their warmer-water counterparts, but with a few minute differences.

  • Similarities

Northern SeaWings and "regular" SeaWings are around the same size and shape. They are both streamlined and skilled swimmers. Both have gills, photospheres, fins, webbed talons, and strong tails. In fact, nearly every physical feature about North SeaWings are identical to SeaWings.

  • Differences

There are far fewer differences in Northern SeaWings and "regular" SeaWings than similarities, but they are drastic. Over the generations, the Northern SeaWings have evolved to live more efficiently in the harsh waters. Their scales are most likely the most noticeable.

The scales of Northern SeaWings are reasonably darker than those of "regulars", and the hues rarely venture to green shades. There is a wide range of shades, from blues so pale they're nearly white, to bluish-silver, to black. There can be many patterns too, but mostly there are just solid colors.

Their photospheres glow either white or a pale, cold blue.

Northern SeaWings have a somewhat noticeable layer of fat, and are warm-blooded. Blood is barely pumped through the extremities, in order to keep the internal body temperature as warm as possible.

Origin

Four centuries ago, a group of about twenty prisoner SeaWings escaped from the Kingdom of the Sea, vengeful against the current royalty's ways. The leader of this group was named Ambience, a bold female with natural queenly qualities. Ambience had been thrown in prison for attempting to kill the queen for the SeaWing throne.

Ambience was quite cunning and had a certain charm about her that could persuade any dragon. She was able to swoon one of the prison guards into giving her the master key to all of the cells. Later that night, she freed herself and each of the other SeaWings that were locked up.

They all fled under Ambience's guidance, to the safety and freedom of the ocean. The group was co-led by a male SeaWing named Colloid, and he and Ambience soon took up a romantic relationship. For the next seven years, they were all treated as fugitives and outcasts, and were searched for relentlessly. After the eighth year, the SeaWing royal guards had given up on their search.

They finally settled right above the Ice Kingdom from a bird's-eye view, in the freezing waters where no other tribe could venture. From the time they had escaped to the time they settled, eleven eggs had been laid, and seven had ceased to hatch. The SeaWings realized that their dragonets would fail to survive if they developed in cold water.

Dragons continued to die from disease and the cold, until reports of underwater heat vents were brought to Ambience and Colloid. The group was forced to travel even farther north if they were to keep a legacy. They built a hatchery around these vents.

The strongest SeaWings were able to withstand the below-freezing temperatures, and there were only six individuals left by the time the first egg hatched.

Soon, the SeaWings were able to thrive. They kept becoming stronger and greater in numbers, until there were over forty of them. The first royal ceremony was held—the ceremony that crowned Ambience and Colloid as the queen and king of the Northern SeaWings.

Residence

The Northern SeaWings reside about 92 nautical miles from the tip of the Ice Kingdom, or 109 miles. They rarely interact with the IceWings; few Northern SeaWings have actually witnessed a live IceWing, and almost none have glimpsed a southern SeaWing.

Their kingdom itself is quite secluded, surrounded by a barren, desolate wall of icebergs. The palace, made from ice, is only accessible from underwater.

Relationship with the IceWings

Until several years ago, the IceWings had no knowledge that the Northern SeaWings even existed, until a patrol was spotted swimming close to the surface near the rocky shore. The IceWings were constantly on the lookout for these odd cold-dwelling sea dragons. Queen Glacier was awed by this discovery, and demanded to know more.

One day, a young guard named Atoll was captured by the IceWings. He refused to tell them any of the North SeaWings' secrets, and finally escaped during the night from a cell they had locked him into.

He immediately reported to Queen True that he had been discovered. The queen was infuriated that they were now at risk of being obliterated by the IceWings, so she ventured out of the kingdom with an expansive number of guards to admit their secret tribe to Glacier.

After they convinced the IceWing guards that they had come peacefully, True was led into the kingdom. She was prepared to give in to the queen, to have generations of strong SeaWings destroyed.

Glacier, in fact, was more interested in the ways of the tribe subspecies than annihilating them. After much consideration, she declared a peace treaty between the two tribes, allowing the Northern SeaWings to live placidly among the IceWings.

Royalty/Organization

The Northern SeaWings' royalty and general makeup is very similar to that of the southern SeaWings, with a queen, a king, and royal dragonets. All members of the tribe are lower subjects to the royalty, but they are treated fairly and with respect.

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Southern/tropical seawings

This is an idea by Articuna, but these are free to make (it's a Canon tribe after all). These seawings live in the shallow waters between the two 'feet' of pyrrhia.  Here, this playful sub-species loves among the coral reefs and warm water.

description

Southern seawings are commonly found in brighter colors, the most common being orange, pink, purple, and the greens and blues of the main seawing tribe. Southern seawings have phosphors of pale pinks or oranges, and rarely white or light purple. 

these tropical seawings are very used to warm water, and aren't affected by heat or the sun. Southern seawings don't need as much rest as the other types, for reasons unknown. Tropical seawings can navigate coral reefs very well, and have strongly glowing phosphors. 

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DeepWings

Overview

DeepWings live in the deepest parts of the ocean, being able to withstand extreme pressure and hunger due to food often being scarce. Their population is small, but pods are extremely loyal to each other, and they are believed to have evolved into their current state around four-thousand years ago.

They can breed with other types of SeaWings, but don't do so often, and if such hybrids do occur they are most often born blind, weak, and deformed. There have been no recorded instances of DeepWings breeding with other genuses of dragon.

Deep SeaWings have extremely poor eyesight and often rely on echolocation. Their sense of smell isn't the greatest, but they have excellent hearing and navigational skills.

Due to their specific adaptations, Deep SeaWings almost never go to the higher portions of Pyrrhia, and have very limited knowledge of its existence. Their only evidence of other dragons are the many trinkets that often fall into the sea, and in turn, surface dragons don’t tend know of the Deep SeaWings, unaware that they are a submerged species.

Description

DeepWings differ quite a bit when compared to their counterparts. Their bodies are much thinner than other SeaWings, and their tails are twice the length, which also thin out considerably. They have long arms and legs that are less stocky, and their feet are usually large with thick webbing. Their wings are huge, larger than the average SkyWing’s, which allows for quick and rapid movements. However, their wings are long and thin, which makes them incapable of flight. Most adult DeepWings are almost twice the size of surface SeaWings.

The most noticeable difference is a DeepWing’s head. Their heads are much flatter and longer, and their beak ends in a sharp curved-in hook. Unlike other dragons, DeepWings have a "ridge" on their forehead that marks the location of their cetecean organ, which allows them to use their echolocation properly; some DeepWings have two cetecean organs, which is the result of a random mutation within the species. DeepWings have two rows of teeth, all of which curl backwards into their mouths, and their bodies are designed to produce an endless supply if one falls out. Their horns are long and wavy, often shaped in a spiral formation, and the crest on their head is thicker and more compact. Despite their excellent hearing abilities, DeepWings have tiny ears. Their eyes are large and usually extremely pale and one color entirely, the most common being a pure light gray, and most DeepWings are blind, have bad depth perception, or have poor vision.

DeepWings have two long tendrils protruding from their beaks as well as two much longer ones protruding from their chins. They have long canines, and although the rest of their teeth appear to be sharp, they are actually covered in baleen.

DeepWings have an ability to unhinge their jaw, and the membranes within their mouths allows for a wide maw. They catch their prey simply by waiting for food to enter their mouths, similar to a whale, and immediately bite down once enough prey has entered their mouths.

DeepWings have webbing that runs along their upper body, similar to the surface SeaWings, although it is much thicker and shorter, the only exception being when it fans out at the tail. Their photophores are arranged in a slightly different pattern, with them having fewer, although they are extremely bright.

DeepWings are usually a mixture of blue and white in color, although shades of gray, dull purple, black, and near-white brown are also common. However, white is almost always seen on them, usually on their underbellies or in an arrangement of scattered markings. They have gills as well as lungs.

Gestation

Female DeepWings are gravid for around two years, and generally stay in the center of their pods for maximum safety. They will lay between ten to fifty eggs on average. DeepWings bury their eggs in sand or under rocks for camouflage before leaving behind the eggs completely. However, DeepWings are known to go back to the same nests for nearly every new clutch of eggs that they are carrying.

Hatchlings

Newly hatched DeepWings are extremely small in size as well as very dark in color, allowing them to move through the water almost completely undetected. Like barnacles, DeepWing hatchlings will often separate from their clutch-mates and latch onto larger animals. They will remain on their host for up to several months before moving to a new one, and during that time the hatchlings will feed off of the host’s blood. After about a year, young DeepWings will generally head off to find a pod. Pods of DeepWings will generally take in any other member of their species, although abandoning a joined pod is greatly frowned upon.

Abilities

Deep SeaWings have powerful echolocation and hearing, and are exceptional navigators with a brilliant memory. They are powerful swimmers, using their large wings to propel themselves through the water, and can swim at a fast pace for large periods of time. DeepWings are also capable of unhinging their jaws and flaring their gills, allowing them to intake and filter through large amounts of food at once. An average DeepWing’s call can travel over ten kilometers.

Society

Pods

Deep SeaWings do not have a set Queen and King. In fact, they are rather tribal, and migrate throughout the ocean if prey supplies become scarce. DeepWings travel in pods, most consisting of hundreds of dragons, and communicate with their own version of Aquatic along with a series of clicks and whistles. They do not speak native surface languages as they rarely come into contact with them. Each pod is led by the eldest dragon, who decides where their group will sleep, hunt, and explore. They often camp out in caverns and caves, or even sunken ships, and most pods move constantly.

Culture

Despite their simple culture, DeepWings have the same brain capacity as any dragon. They make music by slamming rocks against each other, scratching on walls, and kicking up sand. They have their own scrolls, written in the same ink invented by Whirlpool, although some have even learned surface languages through sunken tablets. Their access to the knowledge of other dragons is very limited, however, and due to their fishing abilities other dragons lurking in the deep have begun to raise the docile reptiles as pets. They are usually considered to be animalistic and whale-like.

Naming

DeepWings generally do not have given names, excluding the titles given by other species of dragons. Each pod generally develops their own designated call that is used to identify the group as a whole, which is a vital part of their communication.

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