Oceanides are nymphs whose job is to protect the waters.

Mythical sea creatures which live naturally in the water.

They are creatures with the form of a virgin from the waist up and fish from the waist down.

Many of the Oceanides have the appearance of a mermaid.
Others had two fins on their tail.

Ancient people estimated their population to be about 3,000, scattered in their aquatic homes.

They were all daughters of Titan Ocean and Titan Tithyos.