|Below the surface: Twenty-five years of seafloor litter monitoring in coastal seas of North West Europe (1992–2017)
|Litter and Plastics
|Year of Completion
|The distribution and abundance of marine litter on the seafloor off the United Kingdom's (UK) coasts were quantified during 39 independent scientific surveys conducted between 1992 and 2017. Widespread distribution of litter items, especially plastics, were found on the seabed of the North Sea, English Channel, Celtic Sea and Irish Sea.
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|Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science