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Definition of Pelagic

Pelagic
Pelagic Pe*lag"ic, a. [L. pelagicus.] Of or pertaining to the ocean; -- applied especially to animals that live at the surface of the ocean, away from the coast.

Meaning of Pelagic from wikipedia

- The pelagic zone consists of the water column of the open ocean, and can be further divided into regions by depth (as illustrated on the right). The word...
- Pelagic fish live in the pelagic zone of ocean or lake watersbeing neither close to the bottom nor near the s**** – in contrast with demersal fish that...
- The pelagic thresher (Alopias pelagicus) is a species of thresher shark, family Alopiidae; this group of sharks is characterized by the greatly elongated...
- Pelagic sediment or pelagite is a fine-grained sediment that ac****ulates as the result of the settling of particles to the floor of the open ocean, far...
- sea slug, a pelagic (open-ocean) aeolid nudibranch, a s****-less gastropod mollusk in the family Glaucidae. These sea slugs are pelagic; they float upside...
- nigano shark, oceanic white-tipped whaler, and silvertip shark, is a large pelagic requiem shark inhabiting tropical and warm temperate seas. Its stocky body...
- The pelagic cormorant (Urile pelagicus), also known as Baird's cormorant or violet-green cormorant, is a small member of the cormorant family Phalacrocoracidae...
- The pelagic stingray (Pteroplatytrygon violacea) is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, and the sole member of its genus. It is characterized...
- phylogenetic relationships. Other common names are yellowbelly sea snake or pelagic sea snake.[citation needed] Sea snakes are a monophyletic group (Hydrophiinae)...
- Pelagic pipefish, Syngnathus phlegon, is a pipefish species of the family Syngnathidae. This species inhabits the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea...