Data for: Microplastic and artificial cellulose microfibers ingestion by reef fishes in the southwestern Atlantic

Published: 04-05-2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/c9s8b54ksh.1
Raphael Macieira,
Leticia Oliveira,
Gabriel Cardozo-Ferreira,
Caio Pimentel,
Ryan Andrades,
João Luiz Gasparini,
Francesco Sarti,
David Chelazzi,
Alessandra Cincinelli,
Levy Gomes,
Tommaso Giarrizzo


This study evaluated the ingestion of microplastic and artificial cellulose by 103 specimens belonging to 21 reef fish species from the southwestern Atlantic. Nine species ingested particles- seven species both types and three only one kind.