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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 ...

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 ...

www.bbc.com/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 ...

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 ...

oceantoday.noaa.gov/deepocean

The first 200 meters of the ocean are the open ocean. ... Challenger Deep is located beneath the western Pacific Ocean in the southern end of the Mariana ...

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

The active swimmers that inhabit the open ocean are called nekton. While the vast majority of nekton are fish and mammals, they include invertebrates, such as  ...

biomesfirst11.wikispaces.com/Open+Ocean+Home

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 ...

sciencing.com/major-open-ocean-ecosystem-5924.html

The open ocean contains the largest ecosystem on Earth. The demersal zone delineates the seafloor, extending from the deep ocean to the coast, while the ...