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Merman - A drawing of a man with a bird on his head

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A relatively benign merman complete with scales caught in the Baltic Sea in 1531 according to Johann Zahn's sources. In: "Specula physico- mathematico-historica notabilium ac mirabilium sciendorum" by Johann Zahn. published 1696 at Augsburg, Germany. Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696. The caption reads: "Vir marinus episcopi specie An: 1531 captus im mari Baltico." Image ID: libr0081, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection Photographer: Archival Photograph by Mr. Sean Linehan, NOS, NGS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA), United States of America

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