High levels of microplastic exposure found to kill juvenile oysters

Published on
January 24, 2020

The microplastics inundating coastal estuaries and ocean waters around the world can, at high enough levels, kill juvenile oysters. A recently published study examined how microplastics affect juvenile oysters and found that oysters chronically exposed to microplastics in the lab are likelier to die – which could affect oyster farmers around the world ... 

Want seafood news sent to your inbox?

You may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time. Diversified Communications | 121 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101 | +1 207-842-5500