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Madeleine Bell, of Philadalphia, Pa., is a mermaid hoop-dancer during the 2011 Mermaid Parade, Saturday, June 18, 2011 in New York's Coney Island. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Madeleine Bell, of Philadalphia, Pa., is a mermaid hoop-dancer during the 2011 Mermaid Parade, Saturday, June 18, 2011 in New York's Coney Island. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Highlights from the Mermaid Parade at Coney Island in the Brooklyn section of New York June 23, 2012.