Synonyms for Pelagic:

adj.

nautical (adjective)
maritime.
oceanic (adjective)
marine, thalassic.

n.

fish, marine, flatfish, maritime, bottom feeder, thalassic, fry, sea. coastal, high, briny, calm, fluvial, deep-sea, freshwater, fresh, heavy, choppy. pelagic (noun)
oceanic.

Other synonyms:

flatfish, thalassic. maritime, bottom feeder, marine. fry. fish. Other relevant words:
deep-sea, marine, flatfish, maritime, thalassic, sea, fry, oceanic.

Usage examples for pelagic

  1. " We're pelagic you know," said Lund. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  2. It may be terminal or it may be pelagic terminal attack being the more profitable, but demanding the greater force and risk, and pelagic attack being the more uncertain, but involving less force and risk. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett