13 Famous Pokémon That Were Inspired by Bizarre Creatures from Nature
Posted on Aug 26, 2016
Seaking is based on the Calico Ryukin Goldfish. It's a goldfish with a horn!
Metapod is also a caterpillar but in a cocoon.
Poliwag is inspired by the translucent tadpole. The resemblance is obvious.
The inspiration for Magikarp came from the Yelloweye Rockfish. Very tasty and long-living fish.