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Great Barracuda - Sphyraena barracuda
July 8, 2011
The Plastic Gyre...Continued
Photo credit: Newscom This is really gross. According to this article, the Scripps Oceanographic Institute has concluded that 1 in 10 fishes that live around or in the Pacific Plastic Gyre have consumed plastic debris. No surprise given how expansive the gyre is. The question I have is not how many fishes or top predators are affected, but how will this mess get cleaned up?