Occurrence of plastic debris in the stomach of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from the Arabian Sea: A cause for concern

Saji Kumar, K K and Ragesh, N and Remya, R and Mohamed, K S (2013) Occurrence of plastic debris in the stomach of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from the Arabian Sea: A cause for concern. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (217). p. 13.

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    Abstract

    The ingestion of plastic debris is the result of huge and continuous release of this pervasive type of pollutant into the marine environment. Marine plastic debris significantly affects marine wild life and biodiversity. The present study reports the ingestion of plastic debris by yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from the southeastern Arabian Sea.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: plastic debris; stomach; yellowfin tuna; Thunnus albacares; Arabian Sea
    Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
    Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2013 10:00
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:56
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9614

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