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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. The word pelagic is derived from Ancient...
- Pelagic fish live in the pelagic zone of ocean or lake waters—being neither close to the bottom nor near the s****—in contrast with demersal fish that...
- The pelagic stingray (Pteroplatytrygon violacea) is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, and the sole member of its genus. It is characterized...
- The pelagic cod (Melanonus gracilis) is a small deepwater fish found in the Southern Ocean. It is one of only two species currently classified in the...
- Grimothea planipes, also known as the pelagic red crab, red crab, or tuna crab, is a species of squat lobster from the eastern Pacific Ocean. Grimothea...
- 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...
- species of sea slug in the genus Glaucus. These sea slugs live in the pelagic zone (open ocean), where they float upside-down by using the surface tension...
- Ocythoe tuberculata, also known as the tuberculate pelagic octopus or football octopus, is a pelagic octopus. It is the only known species in the family...
- Vasilije "Vasa" Pelagić (Serbian Cyrillic: Василије "Васа" Пелагић; 1833 – 25 January 1899) was a Bosnian Serb writer, physician, educator, clergyman...