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 πέλαγ...
Jun 1, 2010
coast.noaa.gov/data/SEAMedia/Lessons/G5U6 Overview Life in the Open Ocean.pdf
Feb 17, 2015
It might look uniform from the air, but the
The realm of
Oceanographers divide the ocean into three broad zones. Together, they could ...
It was found by the Census of marine
They spend their entire
It's referred to as the 'marine desert' because nutrients are lower here than in the
shallow seas and
It should be no surprise that the