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Pelagic zone - Wikipedia

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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...

Open Ocean | Oceana

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In fact, more than 90% of the inhabitable space on earth is in the open ocean. ... The epipelagic is home to all sorts of iconic animals, like whales and dolphins, ...

The Open Ocean - MarineBio.org

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The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of coastal ... Unique animals like the marine hatchet fish and giant squid live in this  ...

Open Ocean | Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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The vast open ocean and deep sea are home to delicate jellyfish, light-producing animals, and other organisms ranging from the beautiful to the bizarre. Be sure ...

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

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Seventy-one percent of the surface of our planet is covered by the oceans. It should be no surprise that the open ocean biome is the largest biome...

List of Oceans Animals

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Some ocean animals spend most of their life in the waters near the land. Others live most of their life in the deeper open sea. Even though the open sea is the ...

Life in the Open Ocean - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 1, 2010 ... Animals, protists, plants, and bacteria that float or drift in ocean water are called plankton. They are moved around the open ocean by surface ...

Animals of the Open Ocean - Ask a Biologist - Arizona State University

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As a creature in the open ocean biome, you have two options to survive. One way is to float along on the currents and wait for food to drift by, saving energy as ...

What lives in the open ocean? - University of Hawaii at Hilo

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Students learn about the amazing organisms in the open ocean. The ... Other important factors in the distribution of an animal include prey requirements.

Open Sea Live Web Cam at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals-and-experiences/live-web-cams/open-sea-cam

The stunning one-million-gallon Open Sea exhibit is home to one of the most diverse communities of open-ocean animals to be found in any aquarium.