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. continue


No comments: