Animals often appear in dreams as stand-ins for aspects of ourselves - aspects that sometimes feel wild or foreign or not well-understood. Animals in dream can be powerful totems, powerful symbols that are well worth the time it takes to decipher their meaning.
Water in dreams is often symbolic of emotions or the emotional undercurrent of waking life situations Water creatures, therefore, may also be symbolic of emotions as well.
If you are dreaming of water creatures, here are some links that may help you uncover the meaning of those dreams. There is also a link to an article on water dreams and their meaning.
Until next time, sleep well and dream out loud!
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For more extensive information on animals in dreams, you might be interested in the links below. Animal Life in Nature, Myth and Dreams show the relationship between animals in nature and in our consciousness and in the unconscious. Medicine Cards is an oracle to help you work with and develop a relationship to animals that appear in dreams, or with which you have a special affinity.