Mermaid Color

HEX #16C5B7 / RGB (22, 197, 183)

What is Mermaid Color?

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Mermaid has the hex code #16C5B7. The equivalent RGB values are (22, 197, 183), which means it is composed of 5% red, 49% green and 46% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:89 M:0 Y:7 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Mermaid has a hue of 175°, 89% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Mermaid color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, mermaid can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Mermaid Color Codes

Hex Code#16C5B7
RGB Values(22, 197, 183)
CMYK Values(89%, 0%, 7%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(175°, 89%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#00CCCC
Inverse Color#E93A48 [Desire]
Closest Pantone®3265 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#C51624 [Philippine Red]
Mermaid Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#868686
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Luma)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Mermaid Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 16C5B7. Complementary color is C51624

Complementary Palette

The complement of Mermaid is Philippine Red with the hex code #C51624. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #16C5B7 color is offered by #C51624. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

16C5B7 C51624
Analogous color palette with (16C5B7, 167CC5 and 16C560)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Mermaid (#16C5B7) are Cyan Cornflower Blue (#167CC5) and Malachite (#16C560). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mermaid with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

16C5B7 167CC5 16C560
Split Complementary color palette with (16C5B7, C5167C and C56016)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mermaid (#16C5B7) are #C5167C (Medium Violet-Red) and #C56016 (Alloy Orange). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

16C5B7 C5167C C56016
Triadic color palette with (16C5B7, B716C5 and C5B716)

Triadic Palette

Mermaid triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B716C5 (Heliotrope Magenta) and #C5B716 (Acid Green) along with #16C5B7 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

16C5B7 B716C5 C5B716
Tetradic color palette with (16C5B7, B716C5, C51624 and 24C516)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Mermaid has four colors - #B716C5 (Heliotrope Magenta), #C51624 (Philippine Red) and #24C516 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) in addition to the base color (#16C5B7). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

16C5B7 B716C5 C51624 24C516
Square color palette with (16C5B7, 6016C5, C51624 and 7CC516)

Square Palette

Mermaid square color palette has #6016C5 (Grape), #C51624 (Philippine Red) and #7CC516 (Dark Lemon Lime). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

16C5B7 6016C5 C51624 7CC516
Rainbow color

Mermaid Color Rainbow Palette

Our Mermaid rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

16C5B6 163EC5 8416C5 C51670 C55216 A2C516 16C520

Tints, Tones & Shades of Mermaid Color


  • Transparent 45D1C545D1C5
  • Transparent 5CD6CD5CD6CD
  • Transparent 73DCD473DCD4
  • Transparent 8BE2DB8BE2DB
  • Transparent A2E8E2A2E8E2
  • Transparent B9EEE9B9EEE9
  • Transparent D0F3F1D0F3F1
  • Transparent E8F9F8E8F9F8


  • Transparent 2BB7AC2BB7AC
  • Transparent 36B0A736B0A7
  • Transparent 40A9A140A9A1
  • Transparent 4BA39C4BA39C
  • Transparent 569C96569C96
  • Transparent 609591609591
  • Transparent 6B8E8B6B8E8B
  • Transparent 758786758786


  • Transparent 129E92129E92
  • Transparent 0F8A800F8A80
  • Transparent 0D766E0D766E
  • Transparent 0B635C0B635C
  • Transparent 094F49094F49
  • Transparent 073B37073B37
  • Transparent 042725042725
  • Transparent 021412021412

Mermaid Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mermaid Plaid Pattern

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