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(English) Pertaining to the open ocean beyond the continental shelf; living in the open ocean, offshore. Opposite of neritic. (See also: continental shelf, neritic, ocean ecosystems)
(French) Concernant l'océan au-delà du plateau continental; qui vit au large. (See also: continental shelf, neritic, ocean ecosystems)
(Portuguese) Pertencente ao oceano aberto para lá da plataforma continental. (See also: continental shelf, neritic, ocean ecosystems)

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