fish-god
1) Atargis (Dagon, the fish god of the Philistines, the upper half being a man and the lower half a fish. The fish half represented fertility);
2) Dagon (the fish god of the Philistines, the upper half being a man and the lower half a fish. The fish half represented fertility. The name is from the word dag, meaning fish. The Babylonians had a myth of a being who emerged from the Erythraean Sea, being part fish and part man. Also found in Assyrian sculpture);
3) Ea (a Sumerian fish god living in a submarine palace. See also apkallu fish)
4) Fuxi, (the Chinese amphibious god, a founder of their civilisation, with a man\'s or woman\'s head and a fish tail)
5) Oannes (the foremost of the the fish men who brought civilisation to the Babylonians. Lived on land during the day but had to return to water at night. Became the fish god Dagon later)
6) Oe (Oannes)
7) Triton (a merman, the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, human above the waist but fish-shaped below. Known as the trumpeter of the sea since he blew on a conch)
8) Vishnu (Mahavishnu took the form of a fish to retrieve the vedas from the Asura Hayagreevan (head of a horse) and also to safeguard herbs and seeds at the end of one cycle of creation)

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