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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 ... While it is...

Life in the Open Ocean - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 1, 2010 ... The open ocean, called the pelagic zone, is the largest area of the marine ecosystem. It reaches from coasts to the middle of the ocean.

The Open Ocean - MarineBio.org

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The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of ... This area is packed with ocean life because of the sunlight that penetrates the ...

Open Ocean | Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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The vast open ocean and deep sea are home to delicate jellyfish, ... The lives of these big mammals are examined in special exhibits on feeding, a video of ...

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

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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  ...

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 vertical range of any life zone. It includes the region above the continental shelf ...

Open oceans - Marine Biodiversity Wiki

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Feb 17, 2015 ... This article describes the habitat of the Open oceans. It is one of the ... Life depends directly or indirectly on energy from sunlight. In the ocean ...

Blue Planet: Open ocean | WWF

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Enormously long currents flow like rivers under the surface, influencing everything from the concentration of marine life to weather systems on land. There's also ...

Zones of the Open Ocean | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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Oceanographers divide the ocean into three broad zones. Together, they could hide 20 ... Ocean Life & Ecosystems · Ocean Life & ... Zones of the Open Ocean.

A Mosaic of Ocean Habitats: A Video by National Geographic and ...

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From the open ocean to coastal tidepools, from the fantastic to the familiar, ... Census of Marine Life scientists studied these habitats and the creatures that call  ...

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Open Ocean | Oceana

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They spend their entire lives surrounded by water on all sides and do not know that anything else even exists. In the case of the deep open ocean, organisms ...

BBC Nature - Open ocean videos, news and facts

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It's referred to as the 'marine desert' because nutrients are lower here than in the shallow seas and life can be scarce. Open ocean, or pelagic, predators ...

Life in the open ocean - NOAA Office for Coastal Management

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Open ocean ecosystems are complex, self-sustaining, and interdependent communities of marine plants, bacteria ... Science Standard 3: Life and Environmental.