bathyal zone meaning

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Noun: bathyal zone
  1. The steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
    - continental slope, bathyal district

Derived forms: bathyal zones

See also: bathyal

Type of: Davy Jones, Davy Jones's locker, ocean bottom, ocean floor, sea bottom, sea floor, seabed

Encyclopedia: Bathyal zone


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  1. The Dana Viperfish is mostly found in the Bathyal zone.
  2. The zone above is the bathyal zone.
  3. The bathyal zone extends from to.
  4. The aphotic zone is further divided into additional zones : the bathyal zone, the abyssal zone, and the hadal zone.
  5. It occurs on the outer continental shelf and in the upper bathyal zone . " R . mollicella " lives at depths from 729 to 805 m.

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