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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 sea' ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceanic_zone

The oceanic zone begins in the area off shore where the water measures 200 meters (656 feet) deep or deeper and extends to the ocean floor. It is the region of open sea beyond the edge of the continental shelf and ...

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.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.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.

oceana.org/marine-life/marine-science-and-ecosystems/open-ocean

In fact, more than 90% of the inhabitable space on earth is in the open ocean. In order to ... Generally speaking, this zone reaches from the sea surface down to ...

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

Oceanographers divide the ocean into three broad zones. Together, they could hide 20 Washington Monuments stacked on top of each other. Each zone has a ...

www.britannica.com/science/pelagic-zone

pelagic zone: Ecological realm that includes the entire ocean water column. ... The open ocean, the pelagic zone, includes all marine waters throughout the …

www.untamedscience.com/biology/biomes/deep-sea-biome

Many assign an exact depth limit to this zone: beginning at 1000 fathoms (1828 m). ... It is a depth that in most open ocean systems is about 1000 meters, but can  ...