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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 ... In deep water, the pelagic zone is sometimes called the open-ocean zone and can be contrasted with water that is near the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_habitats

The marine environment supplies many kinds of habitats that support marine life. Marine life ... Marine habitats can be divided into coastal and open ocean habitats. Coastal habitats are found in the .... These tiny plants are the primary producers in the ocean, at the start of the food chain. In turn, as the population of drifting ...

www.learnz.org.nz/argofloats142/bg-standard-f/properties-of-the-sea%3A-food-webs-and-food-chains

Plants and animals that live in the open ocean are called pelagic. Pelagic food chains start with tiny plants called phytoplankton. The open ocean is often called  ...

ocean.nationalgeographic.com/take-action/marine-food-chain

Read about the levels of the marine (ocean) food chain in this article from National Geographic.

www.teara.govt.nz/en/video/5354/open-ocean-food-chain

Jun 12, 2006 ... Open oceans are home to a variety of living things – from microscopic plankton to gigantic fish and mammals. Tiny plant organisms called ...

predatorsandprey.weebly.com/open-ocean.html

Sharks earn their spot at the top of the open ocean food chain. They have been around for over 450 million years! Sharks eat dolphins, sea lions, sting rays, ...

www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/143-marine-food-webs

Oct 8, 2009 ... Feeding relationships are often shown as simple food chains – in reality, these relationships are much more complex, and the term 'food web' ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/activity/marine-food-chains-and-biodiversity

Ask students to list the organisms in a terrestrial or aquatic food chain that they are familiar ... Coral Reef; Kelp Forest; Open Ocean; Rocky Shore; Sandy Shore.

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

the Open Ocean food chain. The lesson ends with students completing a zonation exercise that will show that they can explain how marine snow forms and the ...

kids.britannica.com/students/assembly/view/90131

Organisms in a community are linked through what they eat and what eats them. A food chain is a single pathway connecting a producer with several levels of ...