Plastic contamination in the decapod crustacean Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus, 1758).

@article{Murray2011PlasticCI,
  title={Plastic contamination in the decapod crustacean Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus, 1758).},
  author={Fiona Murray and Phillip Rhys Cowie},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={1207-17}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the extent Nephrops consumes plastics in the Clyde Sea and if this intake occurs through their diet. Plastic contamination was found to be high in Nephrops, 83% of the animals sampled contained plastics (predominately filaments) in their stomachs. Tightly tangled balls of plastic strands were found in 62% of the… CONTINUE READING