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Definition of the adjective pelagic
What does pelagic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
Alternative definition of the adjective pelagic
- Living in the open sea rather than in coastal or inland waters.
Phrases with pelagic
Phrases starting with the word pelagic:
- Pelagic Cod
- pelagic bird
- Pelagic Cods
- Pelagic Goby
- Pelagic Gecko
- Pelagic Basslet
- Pelagic Brotula
- Pelagic Red Crab
- Pelagic Stingray
- Pelagic Thresher
- Pelagic Armorhead
- Pelagic Cormorant
- Pelagic Tunicates
- Pelagic Porcupinefish
- Pelagic Thresher Shark
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by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers
pelagic sediments resulting in the inclusion of colloids, small bacteria, and other particles, both living and dead, in the dissolved fraction. –carbon, organic. particulate organic matter (POM) the fraction of total organic matter that can be ...
Three Volume Set by John A Matthews
LC pelagic organism An organism living or originating in the water column. Pelagic organisms live in the openwater areas of OCEANS and LAKES, in contrast to the bottomdwelling benthic organisms and those living close to the SHORELINE.
by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha
pelagic deposits, are formed to a large extent of the shells and skeletons of animals and plants which when alive float on the surface of the water. But the distinction is not absolute. The deposits of the continental shelf and slape are not entirely ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Chemical cues, defence metabolites, and the shaping of pelagic interspecific interactions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22: 198–204.
by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson
The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians Bo Beolens | Michael Watkins | Michael Grayson Published by Pelagic Publishing www.pelagicpublishing.com PO Box 725, Exeter, EX19QU Title page.
From Genome to Environment
Pelagic — Po/Iimyrus castelnavi Demersal Anguilliformes ( eels) ML ...
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley
Pelagius pelagic fauna are roughly as follows—Protozoa are numerous, including Foraminifera, Radiolaria, many infusorians—notably Noctiluca. so frequent a cause of phosphorescence at the surface. Among the Coelenterata, while the ...
by Michael Allaby
The dominant constituents are microscopic 'pelagic organisms, e.g. the calcareous 'globigerina and pteropods, and the siliceous 'diatoms and 'radiolaria. Minor amounts of fine volcanic, terrigenous, and extraterrestrial debris also contribute to ...
pelagic Living in the Water column (for marine organisms), seaward of the SI-IELP- SLOPE BR EAK. Pelagic organisms are adapted Fig. P11 The pedosphere is the amalgam of the atmosphere, the biosphere, the lithosphere and the ...
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Scrabble value of P3E1L1A1G2I1C3
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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