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(Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys

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We also thank the Oceanids Foundation and the Frieda Daum Urey scholarship committee for their endowment to CATL.
There are different kinds of nymphs, like naiads or oceanids.
Pasiphae, in Greek myth, the daughter of Helios the sun and the eldest of the Oceanids, sleeps with a bull producing a monster who will be trapped in the labyrinth: the minotaur.
His other fragments relate information about the myth of the Golden Fleece, the names of the Oceanids, and the number of Hyades who nursed Dionysus.
The Oceanids, for example, were ocean nymphs; the Nereids inhabited both saltwater and freshwater; the Naiads presided over springs, rivers, fountains, and lakes.