Benjamin is the tertiary protagonist of the Disney prequel, The Little Mermaid: Ariel's New Beginning. A sea manatee and the personal assistant of Marina Del Ray, Benjamin appears in a benevolent light, unlike his mistress who wants power than anything else. Benjamin plays a supporting role in the villains wars.
Benjamin is briefly seen in the jails of Atlantica with his mistress, after Skeletor and his warriors claim the underwater kingdom as new base for Mer-Man. He does not make another appearance in the war.
Advisor of the Queen
Benjamin assumes the role of Marina Del Ray's advisor, since his mistress claims the throne of Atlantica for herself. Soon enough, the kingdom get under attacked by Tiburon, an emissary of the Sharkanians. Benjamin is amongst the victims, that Tiburon targets with King Triton's trident, electrecuting him, though he survives the hit. Fortunately for him, Marinal Del Ray takes out the outsider for good.
Fears of Usurpation
Later, Marina Del Ray gets a visit from the newly resurrected Ursula, the former queen of Atlantica. Benjamin grows fearfull over the two queens actions. Matters get worse, when Ursula's former mistress, Maleficent arrives in Atlantica, on purposes to recruit Ursula back to her alliance. Fortunately, Ursula manages to drive Maleficent out of Atlantica. Benjamin marks his last appearance near the end of the war, when Saleen informs Marina, about the Sharkanians' assault at Atlantica. He does not reappear again, especially since Marina falls to Ursula's devious scheme, as she turns her into a sea-polyp.