Ariel's sisters were called Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, & Allana.
Sebastian's full name is Horatio Thelonius Ignatius Crustatious Sebastian.
The live model for Ariel was actress Sherri Stoner.
The painting "Magdalene With the Smoking Flame" by Georges de La Tour can be seen in Ariel's treasure trove.
The two minute storm sequence took 10 special effects animators over a year to finish.
When Ursula transforms herself into a human, her name is Vanessa.
Sebastian the crab was originally intended to have an English accent.
In Greek Mythology, Poseidon is the God of the Sea, and Triton is one of his sons.
The directors wanted every one of the millions of bubble to be hand drawn, and Disney therefore had to contract out the bubble drawing work to Pacific Rim Productions, who were based in Beijing, China.
Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Donald Duck as mermen are in the crowd when King Triton arrives at the arena in the opening scene.