Plastic debris in great skua (Stercorarius skua) pellets corresponds to seabird prey species

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Hammer, S.; Nager, R.G.; Johnson, P.C.D.; Furness, R.W.; Provencher, J.F.;
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    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Plastic is a common item in marine environments. Studies assessing seabird ingestion of plastics have focused on species that ingest plastics mistaken for prey items. Few studies have examined a scavenger and predatory species that are likely to ingest plastics indirect... View more
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