Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought: Enter through gills

18 julio 2014

The tiny plastic particles polluting our seas are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, according to a new study. When microplastics are drawn in through this method they take over six times longer to leave the body compared with standard digestion.
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