Salps and ocean microplastics

Ocean microplastics a million times more abundant than thought


A new study by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego suggests there could be a million times more pieces of plastic in the ocean than previously estimated.

Contact Name/Organization: Chase Martin

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Photo Credit, if available: Salps from the Scripps Collections. Jennifer Brandon measured microplastics found in these invertebrates.

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