Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceanic_zone

The oceanic zone begins in the area off shore where the water measures 200 meters (656 feet) ... The oceanic zone is the deep open ocean water that lies off the continental slopes. Littoral zone · Intertidal zone · Estuaries · Kelp forests · Coral ...

www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/life_pelagic.html

Jun 1, 2010 ... The open ocean, called the pelagic zone, is the largest area of the marine ecosystem. ... where sunlight shines through the water is called the photic zone. ... than in other parts of the ocean because of these conditions. ...more ...

www.the-science-site.com/oceanic-zones.html

There are four major oceanic zones where plants and animals live in the ocean. The four major zones are intertidal zone, neritic zone, open ocean zone and ...

marinebio.org/oceans/open-ocean

The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of coastal areas. The demersal zone is everything in the ocean near the sea floor ...

ocean.si.edu/ocean-photos/zones-open-ocean

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

www.answers.com/Q/How_do_conditions_in_the_open_ocean_neritic_zones_differ

First, only a small part of the open ocean receives sunlight.Second, the water has fewer nutrients.

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

The epipelagic zone (or upper open ocean) is the part of the ocean where there is enough sunlight for algae to utilize photosynthesis (the process by which ...

www.britannica.com/science/neritic-zone

Mar 25, 2014 ... The open ocean, the pelagic zone, includes all marine ... The zone is defined mainly by its extremely uniform environmental conditions,.

www.britannica.com/science/abyssal-zone

Feb 9, 2014 ... The open ocean, the pelagic zone, includes all marine ... community of plants and animals with similar life forms and environmental conditions.

www.marbef.org/wiki/open_oceans

Feb 17, 2015 ... The epipelagic zone ranges from the sea surface to a depth of about 200 metres. ... Plants cannot live attached to the bottom of the open ocean because ... Freedom of the high seas is exercised under the conditions laid down ...