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Hundreds of Fish Species Are Consuming Plastic, Including Many That Humans Eat

Hundreds of Fish Species Are Consuming Plastic, Including Many That Humans Eat

Trillions of barely visible pieces of plastic are floating in the world’s oceans, from surface waters to the deep seas. These particles, known as microplastics, typically form when larger plastic objects such as shopping bags and food containers break down. Researchers are concerned about microplastics because they are minuscule, widely…