What Animals Live in the Photic Zone?


The photic zone is the area in an ocean or lake that is close enough to the surface to be exposed to sunlight. Almost all of marine life lives in this zone. There is only about 10% that lives in other zones of the water.
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All photosynthetic species, including the phytoplankton & many of the species that feed
The Photic zone is the topmost layer of the ocean (200 m) also called the Epipelagic zone or Sunlit zone. Most marine life lives here. Plankton, sea lions, killer whales, coral reefs
Lanternfish make up roughly half the fish population of the mesopelgic zone, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association scientists who have studied the fish as a potential
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What Lives in the Photic Zone?
The photic zone extends from the surface of the ocean to the depth where light is too dim for photosynthesis, on average 200 meters deep. This is similar to the epipelagic zone and sometimes the two are considered equivalent. The epipelagic is further... More »
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