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Most Sea Life Lives Near Coasts

“The continental shelf is a large area of shallow (less than 150 m, 500 ft) sea extending about 50 mi (82 km) from the world’s continents…Most of the world’s marine life is found on the continental shelf, where it is well-lit…

Off the continental shelf, there is also life, but most of it is within 150 m (500 ft) of the surface.

The dark abyssal plains covering most of the ocean floor are largely deserts, devoid of life.”

By Giovanni Dannato

In 1547 I was burnt at the stake in Rome for my pernicious pamphlet proclaiming that the heavens were not filled with a profusion of aether, but rather an extensive vacuum.
Now, the phlogiston that composed my being has re-manifested centuries in the future so that I may continue the task that was inconveniently disrupted so long ago.
Now, I live in Rome on the very street where I (and others) were publicly burnt. To this day, the street is known as what I would translate as 'Heretic's Way'. My charming residence is number 6 on this old road. Please, do come inside and pay me a visit; I should be delighted to spew out endless pedagoguery to one and all...

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