Incidents of ingestion of plastic by marine fishes

Sivadas, M and Suresh Kumar, K and Kannan, K (2016) Incidents of ingestion of plastic by marine fishes. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (227). pp. 19-20. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Although impacts of plastic pollution on fishthrough entanglement in discarded fishing gear anddirect ingestion have been reported, the reportsfrom India especially on ingestion of plastic bymarine fishes are rare. Two instances of plasticsobserved in the stomachs of fishes caught from Gulfof Mannar off Thoothukudi, south-east coast of Indiaare reported.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: ingestion of plastic; marine fishes
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
    Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2016 04:50
    Last Modified: 14 Feb 2017 04:50

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