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It is also known as: Ichthys Fish, Ichthus Fish, Icthys Fish, ΙΧΘΥΣ, ιχθυσ, Christian Fish, God Fish, and as "the sign of the fish".
It proliferated in the 1980's on the back of many things like the Alpha Course, the growing polarisation between the Muslim and the Christian world, the swelling Creationist movement and the rapidly increasing level of communication (oh, and possibly American imperialism as well).
Many parodies have evolved too (or have they been created?) such as the now famous Darwin Fish, the Dawkins Fish, the Evolution Fish and numerous more relating to Truth, Science and a plethora of humorous and political themes.
Here are some of various evolutions, creations and variations of this now famous fish:
You can click on these images to go to the place (usually zazzle) where you can buy items like bumper stickers, t-shirts, ties, mugs, hats, stickers, mouse mats, badges, key rings, bags, aprons, fridge magnets and all sorts with the logos on.
If you know of a good source (or are a good source) for any Jesus Fish variations then please let me know by emailing me (see: contact page) and the chances are I will add it to this page.