mesopelagic

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adjective me·so·pe·lag·ic \ˌme-zə-pə-ˈla-jik, ˌmē-, -sə-\

Definition of mesopelagic

  1. :  of or relating to oceanic depths from about 600 feet to 3000 feet (200 to 1000 meters)

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First Known Use of mesopelagic

1947


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