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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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The addition of Pelagic Tank broadens our product offering of measurement, production, and process solutions to better meet the needs of our customers in the oil and gas industry," said Drew Ladau, President & CEO of Legacy Measurement Solutions.
2011) that the Jerimalai scombrids must have been oceanic and caught in the pelagic zone.
Pelagic 100 is widely used in the North Sea and has an OCNS Class E environmental profile, which is the best environmental category possible under UK legislation.
In this last instance around 1998, I remember the absence of inshore pelagic shoals were eventually established as the main reason for the mass mortalities.
Each study was given a unique reference number, and those numbers were mapped over the distribution of total ICCAT pelagic fishing effort during the years from 2003 to 2006 (Fig.
The technology, which the companies have developed with Icelandic pelagic fishing vessel owners, is based on non-pressure plate freezing instead of traditional blast freezing.
The amount of pelagic Sargassum in the North Atlantic was estimated at 0.
All three zones had four pelagic sampling sites with an additional four littoral sites sampled in zone 1.
Although there is considerable disagreement and uncertainty about the current state of pelagic fish populations (Burgess et al.
Come November, strong northeast winds can bring us spectacular views from shore of an entirely different set of pelagic species, notably the black-and-white, penguin-like puffins, murres, razorbills and dovekies.
The pelagic - or ocean-going - species is usually found far further south in deeper waters away from the coast, with Portugal being the usual northern-most reach of its habitat.
The impact is huge, 90-95 percent of earnings derived from my fleet is derived from mackerel," said Ian Gatt, chief executive of the Scottish Pelagic (oceanic) Fishermen's Association.