Proteus (disambiguation)

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Proteus may refer to the following:


Fictional characters[edit]

Characters in comics[edit]



  • Proteus syndrome, a very rare congenital disorder known mostly for its most famous sufferer Joseph Merrick (the Elephant Man)
  • Proteus-like syndrome, a condition similar to Proteus syndrome, but with an uncertain etiology


Software and hardware[edit]

In media[edit]



  • Proteus In The Underworld, a science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield and published in 1995
  • The Proteus Operation, a science fiction novel written by James P. Hogan and published in 1985
  • The unofficial name for the third episode in James Joyce's 1922 novel Ulysses
  • Proteus, a novel by Morris West and published in 1979


Fictional vehicles[edit]

  • Proteus (submarine), the miniaturized submarine that is injected in a human being's bloodstream in the 1966 movie Fantastic Voyage
  • Proteus, a derelict spacecraft infested with alien spiders in the 1998 film Lost in Space
  • Proteus, a Strategic Cruiser class ship from the MMORPG Eve Online
  • Proteus, a new US Navy warship with a sophisticated cybernetic control system which is taken over by the Mysterons in a Season 2 episode of New Captain Scarlet entitled Proteus



  • Proteus-eretes, the largest student rowing club in Delft, The Nederlands
  • Proteus Gowanus, an interdisciplinary gallery and reading room founded in 2005 in Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Krewe of Proteus, the second oldest parade krewe at New Orleans Mardi Gras


  • Proteus Airlines, a French regional airline with its head offices in Saint-Apollinaire, Côte-d'Or, France, near Dijon, and in Saint-Étienne
  • Studio Proteus, a Japanese manga import, translation and lettering company


See also[edit]