Ula Waters, formerly known as Aquata, is one of the main characters of Once Upon a Time. She is a former mermaid princess of Atlantica, before she bdcame a rich and successful pirate captain. She does not have a Storybrooke Counterpart.


Ula appears as a tall, middle aged biracial woman. She wears her long dark hair in a river of braids, and her eyes are a very, very dark blue, the color of deep ocean water. She tends to wear shades of blue, green, silver, and black, adorned with sapphires, emeralds, and pearls.


Ula is portrayed as a cunning, calculating, and ambitious woman who is determined to reach her goals no matter what. She is clever and resourceful and not afraid to get her hands dirty. She is always looking out for her and her crew's best interests. She is a strong leader as well, and she always carefully assesses the situation before making a decision.