Things that made me laugh today, and some that have intrigued me.
Monday, June 6, 2016
Baby Fish Prefer Plastic Over Natural Food
In a new study published in Science, researchers reared Eurasian perch eggs collected from the Baltic Sea in water with polystyrene plastic microparticles—bits smaller than 1/5 inches—similar to those found around the world. Researchers found that when the fish larvae had access to the plastic particles, they chose them over zooplankton, their natural food source.