Fish-tailed Merbeing of western Canada. Etymology: Haida (Na-Dené) word. Variant name: Sainnux (Lillooet/Salishan). Physical description: Human face. Two tails. Behavior: Wears a hat. Overturns canoes. Distribution: Queen Charlotte Island and southwestern British Columbia.
Sources: James A. Teit, "Traditions of the Lillooet Indians of British Columbia," Journal of American Folklore 25 (1912): 287-371; Gwen Benwell and Arthur Waugh, Sea Enchantress (London: Hutchinson, 1961), pp. 208-209.
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