Euphotic



[yoo-foh-tik] /yuˈfoʊ tɪk/

adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to the layer or zone of sea water that receives enough sunlight for photosynthesis to occur, varying greatly with season and latitude, from 0 to 1200 feet (0–360 meters).
/juːˈfəʊtɪk; -ˈfɒt-/
adjective
1.
(ecology) denoting or relating to the uppermost part of a sea or lake down to about 100 metres depth, which receives enough light to enable photosynthesis to take place
euphotic
(y-fŏt’ĭk)
See photic.

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