What do Mermaids Eat?

When we think about mermaids, we typically imagine them in the mythological sense. They live more as archetypes of being rather than flesh-and-blood creatures. The questions of how mermaids live, what do mermaids eat, doesn’t usually come up. But that doesn’t stop us! As we’ve discussed elsewhere, mermaids could have biological origins. And knowing what…

Spirits of the Rivers and Seas: Mermaid Like Water Spirits

Legends of mermaids center around a couple of key features. The first, obviously, is that they are aquatic humans. In some cultures, that means that mermaids have fish tails and humanoid upper bodies. In other cultures, they might have fully human figures but also scales and fins or fish-like mouths. The second key feature is…