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bathypelagic (bath-uh-puh-LAJ-ik) adjective

Of, relating to, or living in the depths of the ocean, especially between about 600 and 3,000 meters (2,000 and 10,000 feet).

"Below this region are the bathypelagic fishes, with small eyes and luminescent organs ..." Leonard P. Schultz, Fish, Colliers Encyclopedia CD-ROM, 28 Feb 1996.

This week's theme: words about oceans and seas.

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The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. -Dorothy Nevill


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