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Research Examines Microplastics in Wild-Caught Fish Near Barrier Reef

Microplastics and other man-made fibers have been found in a popular fish species on the Great Barrier Reef. A recent research study is the first to report the presence of microdebris in wild-caught commercial fish in the World Heritage Area. Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in Townsville, found 115 items of man-made debris in the gastro-intestinal

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