Revealing accumulation zones of plastic pellets in sandy beaches.

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Microplastics such as pellets are reported worldwide on sandy beaches, and have possible direct and indirect impacts on the biota and physical characteristics of the habitats where they accumulate. Evaluations of their standing stock at different spatial scales generate data on levels of contamination. This information is needed to identify accumulation… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.07.006

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@article{Moreira2016RevealingAZ, title={Revealing accumulation zones of plastic pellets in sandy beaches.}, author={Fabiana Tavares Moreira and Danilo Balthazar-Silva and Lucas Cunha Pimenta Barbosa and Alexander Turra}, journal={Environmental pollution}, year={2016}, volume={218}, pages={313-321} }