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Young Ocean Fish Now Prefer To Eat ' Plastic ' Rather Than Natural Food

TODAY"S FEATURED ANIMAL / ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS Story ---

School of Young Ocean Fish - Photo Shared by : Animal News Sentinel

The appetite of Young Fish have changed over time, and now, scientists say that they prefer eating microplastics from larger manufactured plastics that pollute waterways.

The study also revealed that fish that feed on plastic not only change in behavior but are also less active and tend to ignore predators that usually triggers"innate antipredator behaviors." This makes them four times likely to be eaten.

The recent discovery sheds a light on the need of using biodegradable products to reduce microplastic waste that does not only pollute our oceans, it is also slowly killing the marine organisms living there......

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