Definition of Pelagic. Meaning of Pelagic. Synonyms of Pelagic

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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 watersbeing 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 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...
- The pelagic cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus), also known as Baird's cormorant, is a small member of the cormorant family Phalacrocoracidae. Analogous...
- Norway Pelagic is a producer and exporter of pelagic fish, such as atlantic herring, atlantic mackerel and capelin, caught in the seas close to Norway...
- small, blue sea slug, a pelagic aeolid nudibranch, a s****-less gastropod mollusk in the family Glaucidae. These sea slugs are pelagic: they float upside down...
- The pelagic cod (Melanonus gracilis) is a small deepwater fish found in the Southern Ocean. It is one of only two species currently cl****ified in the...
- Vasilije "Vasa" Pelagić (Gornji Žabar, now Pelagićevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1833 – Požarevac, Serbia, 1899) was a Bosnian Serb writer, physician, educator...
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