Merpeople vary greatly in color with scales ranging in hue from blues, greens, and violets to reds, coppery-orange, and golden-amber. Mermen generally have cold-colored scales while mermaids can be any hue. This wiki. This wiki All wikis. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Categories :. Cancel Save. Fan Feed 0 Vampires 1 Fairies 2 Phoenix. And like we said, they were mean: The sirens lured Odysseus and his fellow sailors toward their island and rocky shores with their melodious singing in the hopes that they would crash and end up stranded.
Aside from ancient Greece, mermaids have appeared in maritime folklore around the world. The havfine of Norway and ceasg of Scotland , to name two regional variations of these ill-intentioned creatures, were considered dangerous to sailors. Seeing a mermaid while on a voyage was said to be a terrible omen — she could create a storm out of thin air or even ensnare the ship's men in a web of riddles.
To be fair, the mermaids in many of these stories sought revenge, not total chaos. We are a community website dedicated to providing readers with an accurate, up-to-date database for Secret Life Of A Mermaid information, speculation, and more. And the best part? Anyone can add to our website! So, create an account, and join us in sharing your knowledge with the Secret Life Of A Mermaid fanbase!
Blaire Harris is a main character in the series. Her mom is a mermaid, but her mom left her when she was a year old. She didn't get the powers to be a mermaid because the mermaid genetics skip a generation. Such communities tended to have netted pens where fish were kept like livestock.
They trained aquatic animals to serve as their guardians, similar to the way humans trained dogs and horses. Merfolk were an omnivorous people, both harvesting underwater plant life and hunting aquatic animals to eat. They were also known to herd and raise certain species of fish, much like surface dwellers did with livestock. Merfolk could be found in a variety of aquatic regions, typically those with a temperate   or tropical climate.
Many were only seen outside of their watery habitats to visit coastal places or bathe in the sun 's rays. Some were known to dwell in the Trackless Sea and Sea of Swords. In Waterdeep , merfolk dwelt in the harbor in their own city,  and the Merdock connected the sea to the watermen's guildhall so that merfolk could come through.
The falls of Rauthgor in the River Rauthenflow were also home to a colony of merfolk. Merfolk generally knew how to speak Common and Aquan ,   though some also knew how to speak the language of locathah. External Websites. LiveScience - Are Mermaids Real? Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students.
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