The Phoenixian Book of Creatures

Creatures by Type : Mermaids



Overview - Beings with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a fish.
 Caesg - A being with an upper body that resembles a human while the lower body resembles a trout.


Encantado - A dolphin-like being with the ability to shape shift into human form.


Margygr - A monster with the head and torso of a woman and the tail of a fish. (Icelandic)


Melusine - A being that resembles a human except has two fish-like tails instead of legs. (European)


Merrow - A fish tailed being with green hair that lives in the waters off the coast of Ireland. (Irish)


Naga - A divine being with a serpent-like tail. (Hindu)


Naiad - A nymph associated with streams, lakes, springs and other bodies of freshwater. (Greek)


Nereid - A nymph associated with the Mediterranean Sea. (Greek)


Ningyo - A being that appears to be human from the neck up and fish from the neck down. (Japanese)


Nix - A shapeshifter that can appear as a human, snake, fish, or mermaid. (German)


Nommos - An intelligent amphibious being from a planet circling the star Sirius.


Oceanid - A nymph associated with the oceans and other bodies of saltwater. (Greek)


Octomaid - A being with an upper body that resembles a human while the lower body resembles an octopus.


River-Witch - A mermaid-like being. (African)


Rusalka - A type of mermaid known for seducing and killing human men. (Slavic)


Sea-trow - A monkey-faced sea creature with webbed fingers and seaweed hair. (Scottish)


Selkie - A seal-like being with the ability to shapeshift into human form. (Irish, Scottish)


Siren - A sea nymph with an upper body that resembles a human and a bird-like lower body. (Greek)


Undine - An elemental being that governs and exists within the element water.


Water Nymph - A female nature goddess or spirit living in or near water. (Greek)
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