Abyssopelagic meaning

ə-bĭsə-pə-lăjĭk
Relating to or inhabiting the layer of the water column of the open ocean that lies between the bathypelagic and hadopelagic layers at depths of about 4,000 to 6,000 meters (13,120 to 19,680 feet).
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Origin of abyssopelagic

  • abyss(al) pelagic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition