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Microplastics on the menu of manta rays and whale sharks – BiOME Ecology Magazine
Plastics pollute Indonesian feeding grounds of plankton-feeding ocean giants Plastic pollution has a tremendous impact on marine life – and reef manta rays and whale sharks are not spared from it. These large filter-feeders swallow hundreds to thousands of cubic meters of plankton-filled water every day, and with it, tiny plastic pieces from broken down …