Concerns rise over microplastics in stomachs of mackerel

The discovery of microplastics in the stomachs of mackerel caught in Trang Sea have raised concerns, but the 3rd Marine National Park Operation Centre urged Thais on Wednesday to refrain from panicking and shunning mackerel.

The centre urged people to instead get full awareness of the problem and join in tackling the sea garbage crisis.

The centre plans to expand its study to cover Trang’s famous edible clams such as “Hoy Tapao” donax scortum clams, “Hoy Chakteen” wing shells, and “Hoy Phisua” butterfly clams.

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