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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 be in the pelagic zone. The word "pelagic" is derived from Greek πέλαγος (pélagos), meaning 'open ... Pelagic life decreases with increasing depth. ... In deep water, the pelagic zone is sometimes called the open-ocean zone and ...

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

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.

oceana.org/marine-life/marine-science-and-ecosystems/open-ocean

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 ...

marinebio.org/oceans/open-ocean

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 ...

study.com/academy/lesson/open-ocean-biome-plants-animals-climate-definition.html

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  ...

www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats/Pelagic

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 ...

www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org/exhibits/socal-marine-habitats/open-ocean.asp

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 ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Open+Ocean+Life&v=RjZR3S9-IVI
Jan 6, 2014 ... This narrated video features some of the organisms that live their lives away from land in the open ocean. The first part highlights organisms ...

coast.noaa.gov/data/SEAMedia/Lessons/G5U6%20Overview%20Life%20in%20the%20Open%20Ocean.pdf

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

www.marbef.org/wiki/open_oceans

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 ...