bathyal zone

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Synonyms for bathyal zone

the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone

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This BEE is used by Berggren and Miller, (1989) to define a zonal boundary between the Paleocene bathyal zone BB1 and Eocene bathyal zone BB2.
Important agglutinated foraminifera that characterizes the upper bathyal zone (200-500m) are reported by several workers i.
Almost all samples are located between 0-2[degrees] North on the upper-lower middle bathyal zones of the Colombian Pacific platform.
First direct evidences of methane seepage and associated chemosynthetic communities in the bathyal zone off Chile.
Important changes occur in the benthic faunal structure within the large vertical interval of the bathyal zone.