Generic term for large aerial xenobiota (sometimes called "gasbags") that have evolved on a number of Jovian Class worlds. Although vaguely similar in form, genetic and biochemical analysis reveals that nearly all evolved independently, hence the Jovibiotic set of morphotypes is an attractor that has appeared a number of times on different worlds.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 25 November 2001.