hadopelagic


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ha·do·pe·lag·ic

 (hā′də-pə-lăj′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or inhabiting the layer of the water column of the open ocean that lies below the abyssopelagic layer at depths greater than about 6,000 meters (19,680 feet).

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Going deeper: metagenome of a hadopelagic microbial community.
The lower zones of the mesopelagic zone are harder to define, although by analogy with the benthic zones they have been called bathypelagic (between 3,281 and 13,123 ft [1,000 and 4,000 m]), abyssopelagic (between 13,123 and 19,685 ft [4,000 and 6,000 m]) and hadopelagic (between 19,685 and 36,089 ft [6,000 and 11,000 m]).