Jothel Merritt was a male Grueshite arms dealer and an early associate of Ponda Baba. When the bounty hunter Jodo Kast offered Baba one half of Merritt's bounty, the Aqualish betrayed his friend without a second thought and assisted Kast in catching him.
- Galaxy Guide 1: A New Hope (First mentioned)
- The Movie Trilogy Sourcebook
- Star Wars Screen Entertainment (First identified as Jothel Merritt)
- Galaxy Guide 1: A New Hope, Second Edition
- Star Wars Trilogy Sourcebook, Special Edition
- The Official Star Wars Fact File 51 (CAN13, Mos Eisley Cantina Characters)
- The Official Star Wars Fact File Part 8 (BAB1, Ponda Baba)