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bathypelagic

[bath-uh-puh-laj-ik] /ˌbæθ ə pəˈlædʒ ɪk/
adjective, Oceanography
1.
pertaining to or living in the bathyal region of an ocean.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; bathy- + pelagic
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Examples for bathypelagic
  • The bathypelagic zone is also known as the midnight zone because no light reaches it.
British Dictionary definitions for bathypelagic

bathypelagic

/ˌbæθɪpəˈlædʒɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or inhabiting the lower depths of the ocean between approximately 1000 and 4000 metres
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