Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


An aquatic hybrid monster formed by crossing the body of a man with the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect affronty. Proper coloration: tail green; human portion only if skin tone is blazoned.

Merman, or Triton (3) §

Source: Ortus Sanitatis. Artist unknown.

Merman Armored §

Source: The Deidis of Armorie. Artist: Adam Loutfut. (The "Chevaillier of Sey.") Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle.

Merman Issuant from the Ocean Grasping a Mast §


Source: Survey of London Monograph 16. Artist unknown. (Page 62, arms of Heard.)