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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.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 ...

ocean.si.edu/ocean-photos/zones-open-ocean

Oceanographers divide the ocean into three broad zones. Together, they could ... Ocean Life & Ecosystems · Mammals · Sharks ... Zones of the Open Ocean ... About three-fourths of the ocean is deep, permanently dark, and cold. Learn more  ...

hilo.hawaii.edu/affiliates/prism/documents/Open_Ocean_2.pdf

Describe some of the organisms that live in the open ocean. 2. Discuss the organisms' features and how they are physically limited in terms of how deep can  ...

archive.hokulea.com/ike/canoe_living/sealife.html

Lives in tropical waters, preferring 68-74 degrees. ... Malolo are found in the open ocean and are called flying fish because they can glide over 100 yards above ...

www.bbc.com/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 ...