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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) ... The oceanic zone is the deep open ocean water that lies off the continental slopes. Littoral zone · Intertidal zone · Estuaries · Kelp forests · Coral ...

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 ... Conditions differ deeper in the water column such that as pressure increases with depth, the temperature drops and less light penetrates. ... In deep water, the pelagic zone is sometimes called the open-ocean zone and can be ...

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

Jun 1, 2010 ... The open ocean, called the pelagic zone, is the largest area of the ... ocean than in other parts of the ocean because of these conditions. ...more ...

marinebio.org/oceans/open-ocean

The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of .... precisely reveal the succession of climatic and tectonic conditions that have ...

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.

www.britannica.com/science/photic-zone

Photic zone, surface layer of the ocean that receives sunlight. The uppermost 80 m ... The open ocean, the pelagic zone, includes all marine · marine ecosystem: ...

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.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 ...

www.britannica.com/science/bathyal-zone

Although upwelling and countercurrents may create favourable conditions for fish and other aquatic life ... The open ocean, the pelagic zone, includes all marine.