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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...

Life in the Open Ocean - Windows to the Universe

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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.

Open Ocean | Oceana

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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 ...

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

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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  ...

Open oceans - Marine Biodiversity Wiki

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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 ...

Open Ocean | Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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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 ...

Blue Planet: Open ocean | WWF

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It might look uniform from the air, but the open ocean is extremely varied. ... Discover the work of WWF globally to protect the ocean, marine life—and the ...

Zones of the Open Ocean | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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Oceanographers divide the ocean into three broad zones. Together, they ... Zones of the Open Ocean ... Creepy Critters: Marine Life Surfaces for Halloween.

Ocean Ecosystems: Open Ocean - Biology Encyclopedia - body ...

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The realm of open water, called the pelagic zone, has the greatest volume and vertical range of any life zone. It includes the region above the continental shelf ...

Open Ocean - Predators and Prey

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Sharks earn their spot at the top of the open ocean food chain. They have ... Without the ocean, life probably couldn't have begun and certainly couldn't continue.

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The Open Ocean - MarineBio.org

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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 ...

Life in the open ocean - NOAA Office for Coastal Management

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

BBC Nature - Open ocean videos, news and facts

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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 ...