Marine Debris - Plastic Pellets

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Beaches throughout California were sampled for debris and specifically plastic pellets
Sampling was done at several points along a transect
Quadrats and sieves were used to sample the sand
Sieving a sample
Sieving a sample
Sieving a sample
Plastic pellets and other debris found in beach sand
Pre-production plastic pellets
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