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Oceanic zone

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ocean Light Zones - MBGnet

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The ocean can be divided from its surface to its depth into three zones based on ... Animals that live in the twilight zone include: lantern fish, rattalk fish, hatchet ...

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 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  ...

Oceanic Zones - The Science Site

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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 ...

THE OPEN OCEAN

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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 ...

The marine biome - University of California Museum of Paleontology

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Like ponds and lakes, the ocean regions are separated into separate zones: ... the lowest tides, many invertebrates, fishes, and seaweed can be found. ... The pelagic zone includes those waters further from the land, basically the open ocean.

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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 ...

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.

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, ...