Pelagic

living on or in the open seas
Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms

pelagic

Pelagic organisms swim through the ocean, and may rise to the surface, or sink to the bottom. They are not confined to live on the bottom as benthic organisms do.
Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5ecol.html

pelagic

Pelagic comes from the Greek word pelagos, meaning sea, and is an adjective describing things of or relating to the open sea.
Found on http://www.turtles.org/glossary.htm

Pelagic

Living in the water column seaward of the shelf-slope break
Found on http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/marinebio/glossary.opq.html

Pelagic

pertaining to organisms which live in the water column.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20126

Pelagic

Of the deep sea. Usually clays or oozes composed of tiny silica or calcium carbonate skeletons
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20501

Pelagic

The upper layers of a body of water
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20545

Pelagic

the upper layers of the ocean where food is plentiful. Pelagic fish include herring, sardine and pilchard.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20740

Pelagic

Pe·lag'ic adjective [ Latin pelagicus .] Of or pertaining to the ocean; -- applied especially to animals that live at the surface of the ocean, away from the coast.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/43

pelagic

<biology> Of or in open waters of lakes or seas. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

Pelagic

• (a.) Of or pertaining to the ocean; -- applied especially to animals that live at the surface of the ocean, away from the coast.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/pelagic/

pelagic

pelagic, pelagian, pelagial 1. Of, relating to, or living in open oceans or seas rather than waters adjacent to land or inland waters; such as, pelagic birds. 2. Living or growing at or near the surface of the ocean, far from land, as certain organisms. 3. Of or pertaining to the sea; marine; such as, pelagian shells. The pelagic zone of the oce...
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Pelagic

Pertaining to or living in the open waters of seas or large lakes.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21699

Pelagic

The upper layers of the ocean. This is where food is relatively plentiful. Pelagic fish include herring, sardine and pilchard.
Found on https://www.sustainweb.org/goodcatch/glossary_of_seafood_terms/

pelagic

Usually related to free-moving marine organisms within the water column, but also used in this report to differentiate between the benthic and surface living aquatic invertebrates in cave streams.
Found on http://www.cancaver.ca/docs/glossary.htm

Pelagic

refers to all marine environments, including neritic and oceanic (open ocean) areas.
Found on http://www.coml.org/edu/glossary/g1.htm

Pelagic

Referring to open water marine habitats free of direct influence of the shore or ocean bottom. Pelagic organisms are generally free-swimming (nektonic) or floating (planktonic).
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21202

Pelagic

Pelagic refers to animals that live in the open sea.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BP.HTM

pelagic

(Gk: pelagos=ocean) living in the open sea, and not normally associated with the bottom. eco04.gif.
Found on http://www.seafriends.org.nz/books/glossary.htm

Pelagic

Of or relating to the open ocean.
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21411

pelagic

an organism that lives in the open ocean
Found on http://www.seeturtles.org/1901/glossary-of-sea-turtle-terms.html

Pelagic

living on or in the open seas
Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary302.php

pelagic

describes animals that live their lives almost entirely in open oceans or seas, returning to land only to breed, nest and raise young
Found on http://www.njwildlifetrails.org/OutontheTrails/GlossaryofNaturerelatedTerms

Pelagic

Of or in the open ocean or open water.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21804

Pelagic

Of, pertaining to, or living in open oceans or seas rather than waters adjacent to land or inland waters.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22141
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