Definitions for "Pelagic zone"
Keywords:  littoral, ocean, greatest, sea, ladj
the area of open water beyond the littoral zone.
The open-ocean zone at the greatest depth in a marine habitat. This zone is divided into a photic (down to 600 feet below the waterâ€(tm)s surface) and aphotic zone.
(puh ladj´ ik) [Gr. pelagos: the sea] • The open waters of the ocean.