This is merlion, a mythical creature with a lion's head and the body of a fish. Which country uses merlion as the national symbol?
The symbol was designed by Alec Fraser-Brunner for the logo of the Singapore Tourism Board in use from 26 March 1964 to 1997 and has been its trademarked symbol since 20 July 1966. Long before that, merlions have been used on the coat of arms of the cities of Portsmouth and Great Yarmouth in the United Kingdom; the City of Manila; and the East India Company.
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