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Noun1.Oceanica - a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)Oceanica - a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
Melanesia - the islands in the southwestern part of Oceania
Micronesia - the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
Polynesia - the islands in the eastern part of Oceania
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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The effect, however, of Barbicane's communication was not confined to the frontiers of the United States; it crossed the Atlantic and Pacific, invading simultaneously Asia and Europe, Africa and Oceanica. The observatories of the Union placed themselves in immediate communication with those of foreign countries.
Its managing director, the intelligent Cyrus Field, purposed even covering all the islands of Oceanica with a vast electrical network, an immense enterprise, and one worthy of American genius.
He published his manifesto, whereby he set himself forth as the deliverer of the isles of the sea and vicar-general of all Oceanica. The unflinching earnestness with which he declared these things; --the dark, daring play of his sleepless, excited imagination, and all the preternatural terrors of real delirium, united to invest this Gabriel in the minds of the majority of the ignorant crew, with an atmosphere of sacredness.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the diversity and species abundance of leaf epiphytic microalgae on Posidonia oceanica (L.) and Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Asch in eastern Tunisia where several fish farms have recently been installed.
En efecto, en varios cruceros las larvas se encontraban hacia el borde exterior de las estaciones mas oceanicas, lo que sugiere la existencia de una distribucion mas oceanica, en zonas mas alejadas de la costa y en parte fuera de las zonas muestreadas.
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Writing in the journal PLoS ONE, the scientists describe their work with samples of Posidonia oceanica, a clonal seagrass that is found in undersea meadows from Spain to Cyprus.
Ancient giant Posidonia oceanica reproduces asexually, generating clones of itself.