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archibenthal zone, archibenthic zone (s) (noun); archibenthal zones: archibenthic zones (pl)
The continental slope; the sea floor from the edge of the continental shelf to the continental rise: The archibenthal zone refers to the ocean layers between 200 feet and 3300 feet (65 and 1050 meters) and is the upper part of the abyssal zone.
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