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OTHER WORDS FROM pelagicnon·pe·lag·ic, adjective
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How to use pelagic in a sentence
As a matter of fact, specimens of pelagic sharks are displayed in museums that exceed 40 feet, but they are very rare.
Their habits and nests and eggs are the same as those of the Pelagic Cormorant, nesting on the high cliffs of the rocky islands.The Bird Book|Chester A. Reed
The pelagic flora consists of Diatomace, Protococcace, Peridinie, and others.
Minyas is pelagic; it has a float at one end, and by means of its tentacles swims about freely.
Nine tenths of the species are marine; of these some are pelagic, and their transparent forms constitute a part of the plankton.