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Oceanic zone

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The oceanic zone begins in the area off shore where the water measures 200 meters (656 feet) deep or deeper. It is the region of open sea beyond the edge of the continental shelf and ... which thriv...

The Open Ocean - MarineBio.org

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The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of ... The abyssopelagic zone is located from 4,000 m to directly above the ocean ...

Open Ocean | Oceana

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The open ocean is an enormous place. In fact, more than 90% of the inhabitable space on earth is in the open ocean. In order to better study and understand this  ...

BBC Nature - Open ocean videos, news and facts

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The open ocean is the sunlit top layer of the ocean beyond the continental ... Habitats; Open ocean .... Map showing the location of the Open ocean habitat ...

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 ecosystem. It reaches from coasts to the middle of the ocean.

Ocean Ecosystems: Open Ocean - Biology Encyclopedia - body ...

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The realm of open water, called the pelagic zone, has the greatest volume and vertical range of any life zone. It includes the region above the continental shelf ...

Ocean Ecosystems: Open Ocean - Encyclopedia.com

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The realm of open water, called the pelagic zone, has the greatest volume and vertical ... The active swimmers that inhabit the open ocean are called nekton.

Zones of the Open Ocean | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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Oceanographers divide the ocean into three broad zones. Together, they could hide 20 Washington Monuments stacked on top of each other. Each zone has a ...

Major Facts About the Open Ocean Ecosystem | The Classroom ...

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The open ocean contains the largest ecosystem on Earth. ... Human Activities that Affect the Ecosystem · Location of the Chaparral Ecosystem · Unusual Facts ...

BiomesFirst11 - Open Ocean Home

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The open ocean biome is located throughout the world in the 5 oceans. The Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the ...

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Open oceans - Marine Biodiversity Wiki

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Feb 17, 2015 ... This article describes the habitat of the Open oceans. ... This is because it is located far from land, which is the main source of the essential ...

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

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Seventy-one percent of the surface of our planet is covered by the oceans. It should be no surprise that the open ocean biome is the largest biome...

Blue Planet: Open ocean | WWF

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Conservation of ocean environments, seas, coasts, the coral reefs and their magnicient diversity of marine animals and plants.