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pelagic

[pə′laj·ik]
(geology)
Pertaining to regions of a lake at depths of 33-66 feet (10-20 meters) or more, characterized by deposits of mud or ooze and by the absence of vegetation. Also known as eupelagic.
(oceanography)
Pertaining to water of the open portion of an ocean, above the abyssal zone and beyond the outer limits of the littoral zone.
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In general, the estimates here are higher than those made previously, mostly due to updated estimates of pelagic longline effort by area.
The integration will be carried out as a merger in which the assets, rights and liabilities of Austevoll Fisk, including its ownership in Shetland Catch Ltd, will be transferred to Norway Pelagic AS in exchange for 2.8 million new shares.
This has been supported by historical reports of specimens of Greenland halibut being caught in pelagic waters with hand lines and salmon drift nets (Christensen and Lear, 1977; Merret and Haedrich, 1997).
Of the 83 families of known polychaetes (Rouse & Pleijel, 2001), only the Tomopteridae, Alciopidae, Lopadorhynchidae, Iospilidae, Typhloscolecidae, and Pontodoridae are exclusively pelagic (Fauchald, 1977; Stop-Bowitz,1981).
Keywords: Trophic modeling; Eastern Boundary Current Systems; Upwelling; Small pelagic fish; Peru
The BFAR said these pelagic fish 'are so classified as these species live in the zone of the gulf or lake waters being neither close to the bottom nor near the shore.'
BitX Funding has announced it has partnered with Pelagic Capital, pooling resources to expand offerings for business financing with combined experience, strong alliances and a range of lenders, the company said.
The petrographic studies indicate four microfacies namely Pelagic Mudstone, Orbitoidal Wackestone, Quartz Arenite and Quartz Wacke.
Everyone is familiar with the great seasonal migrations made by birds and some terrestrial animals (wildebeest), but did you know pelagic sharks can make even longer migrations?
Pakistan's marine fisheries are diverse, with almost 250 demersal fish species, 50 small pelagic, 15 medium-sized pelagic and 20 large pelagic fish species.
These oily fish are a major export earner for Scotland, with the pelagic (mackerel and herring) processing industry playing a vital role in our economy by handling what is by far the largest volume catch of fish.
Commercial fishing of pelagic fish like hard-tailed mackerel, round scad and purse-eyed scad has been stopped at the start of the month.