Latin name: Equis maris
Other names: Equis marini, Equus maris, Hippocampus, Zedrac, Zidrac, Zydeach, Zydeath, Zydrach
Category: Fish

The horse of the sea

General Attributes

The sea-horse appears in some medieval encyclopedias. It is a hybrid animal, having the fore-parts of a horse, but its rear part is a fish body and tail. The sea-horse comes from Greek mythology; the sea god Poseidon had a chariot that was pulled by sea-horses.

Uses Magical, Medical, Alchemical and Culinary

A sea-horse taken in drink counteracts the poison of the sea-hare.