Its just one organism,
There were plenty of realistic, good, organisms in sagan's past. Some died. It happens.
This is mainly why Hydro used to be the only one in charged of plagues, so this kind of discussion is averted.
Don't blame Clarke, because he did what he did to help the project. There are other plents around. There are plenty of barren biomes to fill. I think we can do that instead of crying about every creature who gets replaced or extinct in the process.
Maineiac, I haven't seen you try to return to the team. Maybe you should try that again.