Friday, 4 May 2018

Word of the Week - Pelagic


  • of or relating to the open seas or oceans.

  • living or growing at or near the surface of the ocean, far from land, ascertain organisms.

  • a pelagic fish or bird

  • (chiefly of fish) inhabiting the upper layers of the open sea.
    • ‘there are very few pelagic fish to be seen

  • (of a bird) inhabiting the open sea and returning to the shore only to breed

definitions derived from and oxford

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