pelagic meaning

[ pi'lædʒik ] Pronunciation:   "pelagic" in a sentence
  • Adjective: pelagic  pu'lajik
    1. Relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
      "pelagic organisms"; "pelagic whaling"
      - oceanic

    See also: sea

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  1. what is the range of the pelagic environment?
  2. what is the origin of pelagic oozes?
  3. plankton and nekton are pelagic organisms.
  4. pelagic sediment contains tiny grain of material.
  5. in some areas even aragonitic shells of the pelagic molluscs pteropods coat the sea floor.

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