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Pelagic zone

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Any water in a sea or lake that is neither close to the bottom nor near the shore can be said to .... The pelagic sea snake is the world's most widely distributed snake species. Many species of ...

Open Ocean | Oceana

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Many species that live in the open ocean (or pelagic realm) truly live in an ocean ... The epipelagic zone (or upper open ocean) is the part of the ocean where ...

Life in the Open Ocean - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 1, 2010 ... The open ocean, called the pelagic zone, is the largest area of the marine ... Animals, protists, plants, and bacteria that float or drift in ocean ...

Open Ocean Biome: Plants, Animals, Climate & Definition - Video ...

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It should be no surprise that the open ocean biome is the largest biome... ... Ninety percent of all marine life lives in the upper zone of the ocean that receives  ...

Open Ocean | Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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The vast open ocean and deep sea are home to delicate jellyfish, ... descended from land mammals, are the largest and most intelligent animals of the ocean.

Fish, Birds, and Mammals of the Open Ocean

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Malolo are found in the open ocean and are called flying fish because they can ... They feed on small organisms, plants and animals and grow up to 18 inches.

Ocean Zones - NatureWorks - New Hampshire Public Television

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If you look beneath the surface of the open ocean, you'll find a diverse and ... Lots of marine animals can be found in the sunlit zone including sharks, tuna, ...

Open Ocean - Predators and Prey

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Although the pelagic zone has the greatest volume and vertical range of any life zone, it is only home to about 10% of all marine species. However, the life that is  ...

List of Oceans Animals

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Some ocean animals spend most of their life in the waters near the land. Others live most of their life in the deeper open sea. Even though the open sea is the ...

Blue Planet: Open ocean | WWF

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Also called the pelagic zone, it includes all the world's oceans except for ... Despite its vastness, only around 10% of all marine species live in the open ocean.

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The Open Ocean - MarineBio.org

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The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of ... Because nutrients are limited here, some animals rise to the photic zone at ...

Sunlit Ocean (Euphotic) Zone - EnchantedLearning.com

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Animals: Examples of euphotic zone animals include most ocean fish (including sharks and rays), man-o'-war, jellyfish, sea turtles, seals, coral, and zooplankton ...

Open oceans - Marine Biodiversity Wiki

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Feb 17, 2015 ... This article describes the habitat of the Open oceans. It is one of the ... The epipelagic zone ranges from the sea surface to a depth of about 200 metres. This is also ... This water is sparsely populated with animals. Besides the ...