Microplastic and heavy metal distributions in an Indian coral reef ecosystem

Volume: 744, Pages: 140706 - 140706
Published: Nov 1, 2020
Abstract
The current study focuses on the occurrence and characteristics of microplastics (MPs) and spatial distribution and pollution status of heavy metals in the water and sediments of the coral reef ecosystems associated with the Tuticorin and Vembar groups of islands in the Gulf of Mannar, southeast India. Mean abundance of MPs varies from 60 ± 54 to 126.6 ± 97 items/L in water and from 50 ± 29 to 103.8 ± 87 items/kg in sediment. Water and sediment...
Paper Details
Title
Microplastic and heavy metal distributions in an Indian coral reef ecosystem
Published Date
Nov 1, 2020
Volume
744
Pages
140706 - 140706
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