Original paper

Effects of virgin microplastics on goldfish (Carassius auratus)

Volume: 213, Pages: 323 - 332
Published: Dec 1, 2018
Abstract
Microplastics (MPs) are abundant in freshwater and marine environments. They are diverse shape and size and are ingested by organisms. In this study, goldfish (Carassius auratus) were exposed via diet to three types of virgin MPs material types and shapes including fibers, fragments, and pellets. After six weeks of exposure, various sub-lethal effects, but no mortality, was observed. Fish exposed to plastic showed significant weight loss...
Paper Details
Title
Effects of virgin microplastics on goldfish (Carassius auratus)
Published Date
Dec 1, 2018
Volume
213
Pages
323 - 332
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