The Kaartali are a race known to the Federation. They undertake a seven-year cycle in their lives, and when they reach the end of the current cycle, they undertake a total change in career or life or enter a new phase. (Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions: "Catalyst, Part One")
- The Kaartali relationship with the Federation, when first contact occurred, et cetera, are unknown at this time.
- Pronounced "car-TAH-lee".