Plastic ingestion by sea turtles in Paraíba State, Northeast Brazil
Daniel Oliveira Mesquita
- Publisher: Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul
Iheringia: Série Zoologia
Ingestão de lixo marinho | bloqueio gastrointestinal | Chelonia mydas | Eretmochelys imbricata | Lepidochelys olivacea | Zoology | QL1-991
ABSTRACT Currently, plastics are recognized as a major pollutant of the marine environment, representing a serious threat to ocean wildlife. Here, we examined the occurrence and effects of plastic ingestion by sea turtles found stranded along the coast of Paraíba State,...
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