(biology) Living in the open sea rather than in coastal or inland waters.
Pertaining to the benthos; living on the seafloor, as opposed to floating in the ocean.
Of or pertaining to oceans.
Any organism that lives on the seafloor
(biology) Any organism that lives in the open sea rather than in coastal or inland waters.
of, pertaining to, or occurring at the bottom of a body of water, especially referring to the ocean depths.
Of or pertaining to the ocean; - applied especially to animals that live at the surface of the ocean, away from the coast. Compare benthic.
of or relating to or happening on the bottom under a body of water
relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean;
‘oceanic islands like Bermuda’; ‘oceanic currents’; ‘oceanic birds’; ‘pelagic organisms’; ‘pelagic whaling’;