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Disney's new "Little Mermaid" drives a wave of business for the mermaid industry

May 26, 2023
The new film is expected to pull in more than $100 million at the box office. But the movie industry isn’t the only one getting ready for it.
Del Scott, aka Merman Del, watches Andy Vargas, aka Merman Andy, swim at a merperson meetup in Washington, D.C. Mermaid tails can cost thousands of dollars.
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