Update on sources, fate, effects and consequences for the Seafood Industry of microplastics in the marine environment

Microplastics is the term for a wide range of particles made from manmade polymers with an upper size limit of 5 mm. This is an update of the previous information sheet FS 92_04_19 produced in April 2016 and includes key findings from recent research studies. It contains a gap analysis, from the seafood industry’s perspective, of knowledge concerned with the consequences of microplastic pollution of the marine environment.
  • W. Lart
Publication date
01 July 2018


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