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Title

Plastic debris straps on threatened blue shark Prionace glauca

AuthorsColmenero, Ana I. ; Barría, Claudio ; Broglio, Elisabetta ; García-Barcelona, Salvador
KeywordsBlue shark
Entanglement
Plastic debris
Citizen science
Threatened sharks
Issue DateFeb-2017
PublisherElsevier
CitationMarine Pollution Bulletin 115(1-2): 436-438 (2017)
AbstractJuveniles of blue shark Prionace glauca caught in pelagic longlines targeting tuna and swordfish in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea were found entangled with plastic straps around their gill region. The plastic debris were identified as strapping bands and caused several degrees of injuries on the dorsal musculature and pectoral fins. They were also obstructing the gill slits probably causing breathing issues. These records were uploaded in the web site seawatchers.org, and highlight the potential of citizen science in revealing the occurrence of such problems which could help to measure the effects of plastic debris on marine life
Description3 pages, 1 figure, 1 table
Publisher version (URL)https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.01.011
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/149740
DOI10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.01.011
Identifiersdoi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.01.011
issn: 0025-326X
e-issn: 1879-3363
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