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Noun: bathyal zone
  1. The steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
    - continental slope, bathyal district

Derived forms: bathyal zones

Type of: Davy Jones, Davy Jones's locker, ocean bottom, ocean floor, sea bottom, sea floor, seabed

Encyclopedia: Bathyal zone