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First record of plastic debris in the stomach of Mediterranean lanternfishes

@article{Romeo2016FirstRO,
  title={First record of plastic debris in the stomach of Mediterranean lanternfishes},
  author={Teresa Romeo and Cristina Ped{\`a} and Mar{\'i}a Cristina Fossi and Franco Andaloro and Pietro Battaglia},
  journal={Acta Adriatica: International Journal of Marine Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={57},
  pages={115-122}
}
An emerging problem in marine environment is represented by the plastic presence in the water column (THOMPSON et al., 2004) and the risk of their input and accumulation in the trophic web (TEUTEN et al., 2009; GALGANI et al., 2013a). Plastics are worldwide distributed, from surface to deep waters, include particles less than 20 mm of several polymers such as polyester, nylon, polyethylene, polypropylene, etc. (BARNES et al., 2009) and stay in marine waters for long periods (GALGANI et al… Expand

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