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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocean

An ocean is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. On Earth, an .... The pelagic zone includes all open ocean regions, and can be divided into further regions categorized ... The deepest point in the ocean is the Mariana Trench, located in the Pacific Ocean near the Northern Mariana Islands.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceanic_zone

The oceanic zone begins in the area off shore where the water measures 200 meters (656 feet) deep or deeper and extends to the ocean floor. It is the region of open sea beyond the edge of the continental shelf and ... vents, or geysers located on the ocean floor that expel super heated water that is rich in minerals.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelagic_zone

Any water in a sea or lake that is neither close to the bottom nor near the shore can be said to be in the pelagic zone. The word "pelagic" is derived from Greek πέλαγος (pélagos), meaning 'open ... In deep water, the pelagic zone is sometimes called the open-ocean zone and can be contrasted with water that is near the ...

www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats/Pelagic

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 ...

marinebio.org/oceans/open-ocean

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 ...

oceana.org/marine-life/marine-science-and-ecosystems/open-ocean

Many species that live in the open ocean (or pelagic realm) truly live in an ocean universe. More than 70% of the Earth's surface is covered by ocean, and it is ...

www.marbef.org/wiki/open_oceans

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 ...

www.encyclopedia.com/earth-and-environment/geology-and-oceanography/geology-and-oceanography/ocean-ecosystems

Ocean Ecosystems: Open Ocean. The realm of open water, called the pelagic zone, has the greatest volume and vertical range of any life zone. It includes the ...

study.com/academy/lesson/open-ocean-biome-plants-animals-climate-definition.html

The climate of the open ocean biome varies greatly, depending on location. Areas around the equator receive much more direct sunlight and therefore have ...