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Oceans are subdivided ____________________.
The correct answer is "both vertically and horizontally"

The pelagic realm is ______________.
The correct answer is "in essence the watery realm and the organisms that thrive within."

The benthic realm is ______________.
The correct answer is "the ocean floor and the life that resides on the surface or below the ocean floor."

The photic zone is also known as the __________.
The correct answer is "euphotic zone"

The zone between the photic zone and the aphotic zone is called the ___________.
The correct answer is "disphotic zone"

The water overlying the abyssal plains of the major ocean basins is considered to be a part of the __________.
The correct answer is "abyssalpelagic zone"

There is no light in the _________.
The correct answer is "hadal zone"

The ________ is the area of the shore line that extends from extreme high tide to extreme low tide.
The correct answer is "littoral zone"

The littoral zone is also known as the ________.
The correct answer is "intertidal zone"

The water mass that extends to the continental shelf is called the ______.
The correct answer is "neritic zone"

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