The word "pelagic" is derived from Greek πέλαγος (pélagos), meaning "open sea"
. The pelagic zone can be thought of in terms of an imaginary...
the main body of a sea or ocean, especially the part that is outside territorial
waters and not enclosed, or partially enclosed, by land. Dictionary.com
Ocean limit defined as greater than 12 nautical miles (nm) from shore, as
compared with high seas that are over 200 nm from shore. See also contiguous
The deepest, darkest area of the ocean beyond the edge of the continental shelf.
Open ocean is the part of an ocean where there is no land within a reasonable ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... This article describes the habitat of the Open oceans. ... The epipelagic zone
ranges from the sea surface to a depth of about 200 metres. .... the definition of
the open ocean or High Sea is: 'The high seas are open to all States, ...
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 ...
It should be no surprise that the open ocean biome is the largest biome... ...
Ninety percent of all marine life lives in the upper zone of the ocean that receives
Pelagic zone, ecological realm that includes the entire ocean water column. Of all
the inhabited Earth environments, the pelagic zone has the largest volume, ...
The epipelagic zone (or upper open ocean) is the part of the ocean where there
is ... The upper bound of this zone is defined by a complete lack of sunlight.