Microplastics ingestion by freshwater fish in the Chi River, Thailand

Common freshwater fish in the Chi River, Thailand were caught by local fishermen and investigated for abundance, size, color and shape of microplastics. Eight fish species were investigated. Results showed that 72.9% of the collected fish were polluted with microplastics at mean abundance of 1.76±0.97 particles per fish and was no significant difference of abundance between species.

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Kasamesiri, P. and W. Thaimuangphol

Publication Date

01 March 2020

Publication Name

International Journal of GEOMATE


Microplastics Pollution, Freshwater fish, Stomach content, Aquatic Environment