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Of or relating to the region of the ocean bottom between the sublittoral and abyssal zones, from depths of 200 to 4,000 meters (660 to 13,000 feet).
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(Physical Geography) denoting or relating to an ocean depth of between 200 and 2000 metres (about 100 and 1000 fathoms), corresponding to the continental slope
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bath•y•al(ˈbæθ i əl)
of or pertaining to the biogeographic region of the ocean bottom between the sublittoral and abyssal zones, from depths of approximately 660 to 13,000 ft. (200 to 4000 m).
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|Adj.||1.||bathyal - relating to ocean depths between 200 and 2000 meters (corresponds to the continental slope)|
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