It is also shown that Ariel and her sisters were raised very strictly after their mother's death. Example of: It is explained through dialogue that Ariel inherited her mother's singing voice, adding another layer to Triton's protectiveness of her. Return to the Sea The Little Mermaid: This version is re-named Under the Sea: In a similar attraction will open at Walt Disney World. Protect her daughter, Melody, from the dangers of the ocean.
When she hears Goofy talking to her father about a Keyholeshe decides to help them find it and manages to find the crystal, that resembles her father's trident, that has the power to reveal the Keyhole.
Adapting the question, I have this: As a mermaid, she is also able to metabolize Oxygen from the water, which negates the need to surface, though she is certainly more than capable of breathing on land. Ariel appears during the Princess Melody in the live nightime spectaculer and reappears in the end riding either Steamboat Willie or the Mark Twain Riverboat. At the end of the film, Ariel is made human by Triton, who has realized how much Ariel loves Eric. In this time, Ariel breifly returns to her grotto as seen in the first film, and studies the objects, which we are left to presume survived King Tritons anger in the first film and keeps looking for Melody.