Like fish NYMPHS can be divided into salt and freshwater types, although some of them actually float about in the clouds, which is a habitat most fish tend to avoid.
The HYDRIADS specialize in elemental waters and tend to be the daughters of important Sea Gods. For example there are the fifty NEREIDS (daughters of NEREUS), and the OCEANIDS (daughters of OCEANUS).
Most of the rest are NAIADS, who tend to stick to their own little streams in hopes of a quiet life.
Article last updated on 02 November 2013
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "HYDRIADS: Spirits of Water from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 02 Nov. 2013. Web. 2 August 2014.