Mermen were not so often spoken of, but there are some allusions to them.
"Well, I'll tell you how he came," said Sprawley, and all the mermen stopped to listen.
He had heard all about mermen and mermaids, but merboys were something new.
I always think its people are like mermen, neither one thing nor the other.
And, floating through it, were mermaids and mermen of an extreme ...