Saurians had skin of red, brown, or green, and large bulging eyes. Saurians also possessed a second set of eyelids which offered infrared vision. (VAN novel: Reap the Whirlwind; TNG novels: A Time to Kill, Greater Than the Sum)
They were comfortable moving underwater and had adapted to tropical rainforest and swampland. Saurians could also move at speed on their clawed feet. Very strong, Saurians could also breathe a wide variety of gases, and were generally difficult to defeat in combat.
First contact between Humans and Saurians was said to have occurred in 2157 by the ship ECS Silk Road. During said event, Saurian brandy was also shared. Official Federation first contact took place in 2162 by the USS Essex, under the supervision of the Vulcan Soval. (ENT - Rise of the Federation novel: A Choice of Futures)
- Saurians are shown to be a chooseable player lifeform in Star Trek Online.
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