water column

water column
/ˈwɔtə kɒləm/ (say 'wawtuh koluhm)

noun
the sea viewed as the habitat of marine creatures, as opposed to the bottom of the ocean, the surface of the water, etc.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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