Possibly an evolutionary descendent to Jellyfloats, All members of this family group are sometimes mistaken for members of the Jellyfloat family due to their similar characteristics. The main difference being that they all possess a uvula-like appendage underneath their bells they use as their main method of hunting.
All species also have a specialized structure on their heads, each species having its own unique structure. It is currently unknown what exact purpose these structures serve for the creature.
The first member of this species was discovered by Captain Charlie, but others of this family group are later discovered by Captain Olimar. Currently three species are known to exist:
- The hunting methods of the Umbloda hold a strong resemblance to the Barnacles from the Half-Life series.