Fraction of ocean volume that is the uppermost, illuminated layer

Range <6 %
Organism Biosphere
Reference del Giorgio PA, Duarte CM. Respiration in the open ocean. Nature. 2002 Nov 28 420(6914):379-84 DOI: 10.1038/nature01165 p.379 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID12459775
Comments P.379 left column 2nd paragraph: "The ensuing debate [refs 16, 17] has focused on the processes that occur in the uppermost, illuminated layer only, which covers less than 6% of the ocean volume."
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