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mesopelagic

[mez-uh-puh-laj-ik, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz ə pəˈlædʒ ɪk, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/
adjective, Oceanography
1.
of, pertaining to, or living in the ocean at a depth of between 600 feet (180 meters) and 3000 feet (900 meters).
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; meso- + pelagic
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  • There is currently some interest in developing a mesopelagic trawl survey index which might begin this process.
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mesopelagic

/ˌmɛsəʊpəˈlædʒɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or inhabiting the intermediate depths of the ocean between approximately 100 and 1000 metres
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