|Environment||any oceans (trenches)|
|Images of deep merfolk|
Source: Bestiary 5, pg(s). 172
Deep merfolk share some traits with their shallower-homed kin, such as humanoid torsos and piscine tails. Their adaptations to the deep, however, include darker transparent skin that makes them harder to see, and flexible bodies that instantly adjust to any amount of water pressure. Many decorate themselves with bioluminescent dyes as a form of communication as well as to lure prey.
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- Dennis Baker et al. (2015). Bestiary 5, p. 172. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-792-5
- Thurston Hillman, Jason Keeley, and Kalervo Oikarinen. (2016). Bestiary. Wrath of Thrune, p. 91. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-824-3
- John Compton, Paris Crenshaw, Eleanor Ferron, Thurston Hillman, and Jessica Price. (2016). Planes of Power, p. 43. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-883-0