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Exploitable results – Sea turtles as litter monitors

Result description

Sea turtles appear to be a useful indicator species for monitoring litter ingestion by large marine organisms.

Result type

* exploitable scientific result

Link to result


Galgani, F., Claro, F., Depledge, M. and C. Fossi (2014) Monitoring the impact of litter in large vertebrates in the Mediterranean Sea within the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD): contraints, specificities and recommendations. Mar. Environ. Res., 100, 3-9, doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2014.02.003
Fossi, C. and M. Depledge (2014) Exploring the potential of large vertebrates as early warning sentinels of threats to marine ecosystems, human health and wellbeing. Mar. Environ. Res., 100, 1-2, doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2014.06.001


Scientific Research
Datensatznummer: 181907 / Zuletzt geändert am: 2016-04-29
Informationsquelle: Marine Information Platform