allopelagic

[ al-oh-puh-laj-ik ]
/ ˌæl oʊ pəˈlædʒ ɪk /

adjective (of a marine organism)

living or growing at different depths.

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Origin of allopelagic

< German allopelagisch. See allo-, pelagic
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