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"It's the Ishi Tib!"
―An Imperial officer, to Davin Bryce[src]

Ishi Tib were a species of sentient, humanoid amphibians from the planet Tibrin. They had green skin, large eyes that extended from angular stalks on either side of their skull, and a beak-like mouth. Some were seen working for Jabba the Hutt, while others fought for the Alliance to Restore the Republic.

Biology and appearanceEdit


Two Ishi Tibs on Tibrin

Ishi Tib were sentient humanoid amphibians[1] hailing from the planet Tibrin.[3] They were distinguished by their green skin, the two large gold eyes extending from angular stalks on either side of their skull, and their beak-like mouths.[1] Among the Ishi Tib, opening ones beak without a sound was the equivalent of a human frown.[5] They had a very acute sense of smell, and were able to use it on land and under water.[12]

Ishi Tib in the galaxyEdit


An Ishi Tib pirate

Some Ishi Tib worked as criminals, with one being a part of the Ohnaka Gang[11] and at least two others working for Jabba the Hutt.[10] The Ishi Tib Pendewqell worked for Sidon Ithano.[8] Gume Saam was a senator representing the Techno Union,[13] and Govi, the Mariod of Tibrin.[4] During the Galactic Civil War, some Ishi Tib were fighting for the Alliance to Restore the Republic,[14] with the Ishi Tib Volk Aymeric being the captain of an EF76 Nebulon-B escort frigate.[5]

Behind the scenesEdit

The Ishi Tib species first appeared in Richard Marquand's Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi in 1983. They were identified in the episode guide for the Star Wars: The Clone Wars episode "A Test of Strength".



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