Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Fish

See also: Barbel, Eel, Fish, and Lucy in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Barbel (1) §

A fish with beard-like tendrils at its mouth, related to the carp.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: `Aziza al-Shiraziyya.

Barbel (2) §

A fish with beard-like tendrils at its mouth, related to the carp.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ajir Tsagaan.

Barbel Embowed §

A fish with beard-like tendrils at its mouth, related to the carp.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Winged Barbel Embowed §

A fish with beard-like tendrils at its mouth, related to the carp.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Carp Haurient Embowed §

A freshwater fish.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Chabot (1) §

A flat fish of the sea floor.

Default posture: tergiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Chabot (2) §

A flat fish of the sea floor.

Default posture: tergiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Bellenville Armorial. Artist unknown. (Folio 42r.)

Chabot (3) §

A flat fish of the sea floor.

Default posture: tergiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Armorial Français et Plus Particulièrement Poitevin. Artist unknown. (Folio 32r.)

Eel §

A long, wiggly fish.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Fish (1) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Rozalia Krawczykowa.

Fish (2) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Fish (3) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Fish (4) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: OpenClipArt. Artist: Laurenth2.

Fish (5) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Baltischer Wappen-Kalender. Artist: M. Kortmann.

Fish (6) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Fish (7) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Funeral Arms and Commissions for Visitations. Artist unknown. (Folio 126r.)

Fish (8) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Nobiliario de Armas de Valencia, Aragón y Cataluña. Artist unknown. (Folo 40r.) Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Fish Haurient (1) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldry of Fish. Artist unknown.

Fish Haurient (2) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ajir Tsagaan.

Fish Haurient (3) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Zurich Roll. Artist unknown. Adapted by Vémundr Syvursson.

Fish Embowed (1) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Fish Embowed (2) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson. Adapted from Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. (Page 857.)

Winged Fish (1) §

A winged fish.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldry of Fish. Artist unknown.

Winged Fish (2) §

A winged fish.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Fish Skeleton §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry. Artist: Bruce Draconarius. Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle.

Goldfish §

A decorative freshwater fish of East Asia, introduced to Europe around 1600.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Lucy (1) §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.” Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldry of Fish. Artist unknown.

Lucy (2) §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.” Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldry of Fish. Artist unknown.

Lucy (3) §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.” Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldry of Fish. Artist unknown.

Lucy (4) §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.”

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Artist: Orem. License: Public domain.

Lucy (5) §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.”

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Lucy Embowed (1) §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.” Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Lewis Armorial. Artist unknown.

Lucy Embowed (2) §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.”

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Winged Lucy §

A slender carnivorous fish. Also blazoned a “pike.”

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Ingeram Codex. Adapted by Elionora inghean Ui Cheallaigh.

Shark (1) §

A fierce fish.

Default posture naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Nomenclator Aquatilium Animantium. Artist unknown. (Page 149.)

Shark (2) §

A fierce fish.

Default posture naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: The True Description of This Marvellous Strange Fish. Artist unknown. (London, 1569.)

Shark Embowed §

A fierce fish.

Default posture naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist unknown.

Eagle's Leg Erased Grasping A Fish (1) §

A mighty bird.

Default orientation: palewise, claws to base. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Eagle's Leg Erased Grasping A Fish (2) §

A mighty bird.

Default orientation: palewise, claws to base. No proper coloration.

Artist: Vettorio Antonello. Adapted from Banners, Standards, and Badges.

Otter Sejant Erect Guardant Maintaining a Fish §

An amphibious weasel. Heraldically equivalent to the stoat or ermine.

Default posture: statant, perhaps; best to blazon explicitly. Proper coloration: brown, perhaps; best to blazon explicitly.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.