Latin name: Serra
Category: Fish

A creature half human, half fish

General Attributes

The mermaid has the body of a woman from head to waist, and a fish below. Mermaids are vain, and like to admire their own image. There are also mermen.

The mermaid is often confused with the similar siren.


Mermaids are usually depicted gazing into a mirror held in one hand while the other hand holds a comb. Both objects symbolize the sin of luxury or pride.