Marine Life Zones

Coastal Zone

/ Intertidal
continental shelf

Euphotic Zone

(Pelagic = Open Sea) 0 - 200 m
(rock)
continental slope

Bathyal Zone

200 - 1500 m
(rock)
abyssal Plain

Abyssal Zone
1500 - 6,000 m

 

      Hadal Zone      
6,000 - 11,000 m





Assigned reading:

eipelagic 0-120m


mesopelagic 120-1200m


bathypelagic 1200-3000m


abyssal 3000-4000m

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