Also known as the Hippocampus, the Merhorse is a mythical creature that is part horse and part fish. These beasts are often seen drawing the chariot of Poseidon, god of the sea. Scientific Name: Hippocampus Characteristics: : With its prancing forelegs and a flowing finned tail, this Merhorse figure combines features of fish and horse into one elegant form. Featuring the head, mane and hooves of a horse, as well as the scales, fins and tail of a fish, this regal-looking Merhorse looks great in any fantasy figure display. Size and Color: At about 4 Â½ inches tall and 5 inches long, this figure is about the size of a DVD or Blu Ray disc. This hand-painted Merhorse features green fins, a silvery mane, and pearlescent purple scales on a blue-gray body. The Merhorse is part of the Mythical RealmsÂ® collection. All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.