Nereus (disambiguation)

Nereus, in Greek Mythology, was the eldest son of Pontus and Gaia.

Nereus may also refer to:



  • 4660 Nereus, a small asteroid
  • NEREUS, the Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies
  • Nereus (crater), a small crater on Meridiani Planum
  • Nereus Program, a global interdisciplinary initiative on ocean sustainability based at the University of British Columbia



  • 12 metre yacht Northern Lights, which competed in the America's Cup under the name Nereus.
  • HMAS Nereus, a channel patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy
  • HMS Nereus, the name of several Royal Navy ships
  • Nereus (underwater vehicle), a hybrid autonomous underwater vehicle/remotely operated vehicle from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
  • SS Nereus, a Greek steamer known previously as the SS Pfalz
  • USS Nereus, the name of several US Navy ships

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