Exposure to microplastics weakens the grip of mussels, which may affect biodiversity and reduce aquaculture yields

(Natural News) Increasing numbers of microplastics are found inside mussels and other shellfish during recent years. Now, a U.K. study warns that exposure to these tiny plastics makes it more difficult for blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) to get a grip on a surface, much less hang on to its surroundings while getting pounded by the surf or…

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