What Lives in the Open Ocean?

Answer The open ocean, often referred to as the pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of the coastal areas. The pelagic zone is divided into five subzones: the epipelagic, mesopelagic,... Read More »

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What Kind of Octopus Lives in the Atlantic Ocean?

The octopus possesses eight tentacles, a big brain and over 240 suction cups on the bottom of its appendages. Known for their intelligence, octopi spray ink in the water to evade predators and can ... Read More »

What Are the Conditions in the Open-Ocean Zone?

The open-ocean, or pelagic, zone includes all ocean water, except off immediate shorelines and the seafloor. Its ecosystem presents great variety throughout the water column (vertical transitions),... Read More »

What would happen if you put ocean water on a wound/open injury and burn?

Ocean water will kill the germs and disinfect the wound but it will make it burn badly but makes you feel good after the pain is gone!

Where is the open ocean located?

Technically speaking, the open ocean is the area of ocean that is more than 12 nautical miles from shore. The high seas are more than 200 nautical miles from shore.References:The Free Dictionary: O... Read More »