Amphitrite was a Greek sea goddess. According to Hesiod’s Theogony she was one of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris. She supposedly calmed stormy seas, and travels in a boat made of mussels. Amphitrite was among those present at the birth of Apollo. A.G.H.
Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 15