Aquaman is a descendant of Atlantean and human. His father, a lighthouse keeper, had once met the queen of Atlantis and they fell in love with each other. But this union did not last long. The Atlanteans separated them taking the queen with them and little Aquaman stayed with his father. The boy grew up and realized that he possessed great powers and unusual abilities. He freely breathes under water, swims faster than any fish and in general is good at finding a common language with them. Aquaman uses his superpowers for the good of humans, tries to live a human life and distance himself from his Atlantean ancestors.