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by Micha F. Lindemans
  1. The son of Nereus. He participated in the voyage of the Argonauts. He was renowned for his strength, and also because Poseidon had given him the ability to change himself into various animal shapes. He was killed by Heracles during the destruction of Pylos (Ovid XII, 556).
  2. The son of Poseidon and Chloris, one of the defenders of Thebes during the attack of the Seven.

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