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Oceanic zone

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. It is the region of open sea beyond the edge of the continental shelf and ... All of the ...

The Open Ocean - MarineBio.org

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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 ...

Open oceans - Marine Biodiversity Wiki

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Feb 17, 2015 ... This article describes the habitat of the Open oceans. ... The hadalpelagic zone is deeper than 6,000 metres and is found in deep-sea trenches.

Blue Planet: Open ocean | WWF

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Also called the pelagic zone, it includes all the world's oceans except for ... Despite its vastness, only around 10% of all marine species live in the open ocean.

Open Ocean habitats - NOAA Office for Coastal Management

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In the following four lessons, students learn about open ocean habitats, from the ocean's ... and disphotic (twilight) zones where most ocean organisms live.

Zones of the Open Ocean | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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Each zone has a different mix of species adapted to its light levels, pressures, and temperatures. About three-fourths of the ocean is deep, permanently dark, and ...

THE OPEN OCEAN

coast.noaa.gov/data/SEAMedia/Presentations/PDFs/Grade 3 Unit 2 Lesson 1 The Open Ocean.pdf

The ocean is the world's largest habitat. ... The ocean floor is not flat; it has valleys (canyons) and ... found in the sunlight layer or photic zone of the open ocean ...

BBC Nature - Open ocean videos, news and facts

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The open ocean is the sunlit top layer of the ocean beyond the continental shelves. ... Habitats; Open ocean. The stormy .... Ecozones where this habitat is found.

Ocean Zones - NatureWorks - New Hampshire Public Television

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If you look beneath the surface of the open ocean, you'll find a diverse and ... Lots of marine animals can be found in the sunlit zone including sharks, tuna, ...

Ocean Ecosystems: Open Ocean - Biology Encyclopedia - body ...

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The realm of open water, called the pelagic zone, has the greatest volume and ... Life is found throughout the water column (that is, top to bottom), but mostly in ...

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Open Ocean | Oceana

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Many species that live in the open ocean (or pelagic realm) truly live in an ocean ... The epipelagic zone (or upper open ocean) is the part of the ocean where ...

Life in the Open Ocean - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 1, 2010 ... The area of the open ocean where sunlight shines through the water is called the photic zone. Most life in the open ocean is found in the photic ...

Open Ocean Biome: Plants, Animals, Climate & Definition - Video ...

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The main plants found in the open ocean biome are species of seaweed. ... Ninety percent of all marine life lives in the upper zone of the ocean that receives  ...