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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/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.

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 ...

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.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  ...

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

Apr 24, 2017 ... The open ocean contains the largest ecosystem on Earth. The demersal zone delineates the seafloor, extending from the deep ocean to the ...

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 ...

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 ...