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Questions tagged [mermaids]

A mermaid is an aquatic creature with the upper body of a human female and the tail of a fish. Mermen are the male equivalent. Use this tag for questions concerning mermaids and mermen as they appear in sci-fi and fantasy works.

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Story about a mermaid in a quarry pond that a boy plans to rescue as the quarry is to be blown up

I believe there was a YA book of ironic stories that I read between 1979-1983, though it may have been published earlier. Story I’m looking for: A teenage boy discovers a mermaid living in a pond at ...
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Science fiction/fantasy book I read 50 years ago. Took place on the planet Venus

I remember loving this book when I was in middle school It took place on the planet Venus. It was all ocean. There were sea horses (their leader was named Belleraphon) and porpoises and mermaids. A ...
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Book about whispering (wicked) mermaid

A friend of mine just told me about a book about a person named aulice/olice or something like that who want to boat in a river in which whispering mermaids try to enchant people to drown. I only ...
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TV series: girl becomes a mermaid by rubbing a gel on her legs, brother grows into a man in one day

I remember watching a TV show where there's a family consisting of a father, mother, elder daughter and a son. The intro of the show is like any other intro just showing them and their names and some ...
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Creature Horror Movie about Mermaids

This is going to be a tough one. I apologize in advance for knowing no more of this movie than a TV trailer. Some time between 2010 and 2016, I saw an announcement for a creature horror movie ...
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Need help identifying novel about water planet with mams, moonsteeds, mermaids, and singing

I read an excellent book a while back that I think was written in the late 80s or early 90s. It was set on a planet in which almost the entire surface was covered with water. There were creatures ...
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Gory horror movie: mermaid trapped in a freak show, eventually kills her jailor

I really can't remember much about this other than the very start, or at least I think it's the start... The movie opens with a mermaid trapped in a huge tank of water, as part of some freak show I ...
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Has Aquaman ever been a merman?

I see from looking around that Aquaman has existed with and fought mermaids and mermen. Is there any incarnation of Aquaman where he was a merman, was turned into a merman, or had the ability to ...