New FAO/FI Publication -Microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture

Author: 
VanAnrooy, Raymon (FAOSLC)
Dear GCFI list,

FAO is pleased to announce that the publication, Microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture: status of knowledge on their occurrence and implications for aquatic organisms and food safety, is now available online.
http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/59bfa1fc-0875-4216-bd33-55b6003cf...

[cid:[email protected]]This very timely paper is probably of high interest to many of you in the Caribbean region.

The technical paper aims to contribute to the stock taking of scientific knowledge available on microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture. It provides information on the most likely pathways in terms of sources, transport and distribution in both marine food chains and seafood value chains and provides a framework [...]

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