A Review of Plastic-Associated Pressures: Cetaceans of the Mediterranean Sea and Eastern Australian Shearwaters as Case Studies

Volume: 5
Published: May 23, 2018
Abstract
Impacts of debris on marine fauna occur throughout the marine ecosystems, with adverse impacts documented on over 1400 species; impacts can be divided into those arising from entanglement, and those from ingestion. Ingestion of, and entanglement in, debris has been documented in over 60% of all cetacean species. Seabirds are also impacted by debris predominately through entanglement and ingestion, with the number of species negatively impacted...
Paper Details
Title
A Review of Plastic-Associated Pressures: Cetaceans of the Mediterranean Sea and Eastern Australian Shearwaters as Case Studies
Published Date
May 23, 2018
Volume
5
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