Beast

Sea-spider


Latin name: Aranea
Category: Fish

The spider of the sea

General Attributes

The sea-spider appears in some medieval encyclopedias. It has spikes or stingers in its ears with which it attacks any that come near.

Allegory/Moral

The sea-spider signifies those who, while their ears are itching to hear evil things about their nearest relations, often strike them with a grievous wound.