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As a matter of fact, specimens of pelagic sharks are displayed in museums that exceed 40 feet, but they are very rare.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, OCTOBER 29, 1895VARIOUS
Their habits and nests and eggs are the same as those of the Pelagic Cormorant, nesting on the high cliffs of the rocky islands.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
The pelagic flora consists of Diatomace, Protococcace, Peridinie, and others.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Minyas is pelagic; it has a float at one end, and by means of its tentacles swims about freely.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Nine tenths of the species are marine; of these some are pelagic, and their transparent forms constitute a part of the plankton.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
As they are pelagic, the shells are not readily to be obtained.
SEA-WEEDS, SHELLS AND FOSSILSPETER GRAY
It is a light pelagic form, with paper-like plates and angularly bent carina, with a prominent umbo.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY: VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, DECEMBER 1914VARIOUS
Pelagic example, with adherent radiating calcareous spines (hollow), and internally a small Globigerina shell.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Sagitta, saj′it-a, n. a northern constellation—the Arrow: a genus of small pelagic worms.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
The sea-otter and the fur-seal supply the pelagic furs, the seal being by far the more important of the two.
ALONG ALASKA'S GREAT RIVERFREDERICK SCHWATKA

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