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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelagic_zone

The pelagic zone consists of the water column of the open ocean, and can be further divided into regions by depth. The word "pelagic" is derived from Greek πέλαγος (pélagos), meaning 'open ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/open-sea

Open sea definition, the main body of a sea or ocean, especially the part that is outside territorial waters and not enclosed, or partially enclosed, by land.

www.thefreedictionary.com/open+ocean

Ocean limit defined as greater than 12 nautical miles from shore, as compared with high seas that are over 200 nm from shore. See also contiguous zone.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20ocean

Define open ocean: an area of ocean that is far from land — open ocean in a sentence.

www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Open_oceans

Feb 17, 2015 ... This article describes the habitat of the Open oceans. ... The epipelagic zone ranges from the sea surface to a depth of about 200 metres. .... the definition of the open ocean or High Sea is: 'The high seas are open to all States, ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_definition_of_open_ocean_zone

The deepest, darkest area of the ocean beyond the edge of the continental shelf. Open ocean is the part of an ocean where there is no land within a reasonable ...

marinebio.org/oceans/open-ocean

The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of coastal areas. The demersal zone is everything in the ocean near the sea floor ...

www.britannica.com/science/pelagic-zone

pelagic zone: Ecological realm that includes the entire ocean water column. Of all the inhabited Earth environments, the pelagic zone has the largest volume, ...

study.com/academy/lesson/open-ocean-biome-plants-animals-climate-definition.html

... is covered by the oceans. It should be no surprise that the open ocean biome is the largest biome... ... Pelagic Zone: Definition & Facts. Neritic Zone: Definition ...