Marine plastic debris : an olfactory trap for marine wildlife

Marine plastic debris emits a keystone infochemical for olfactory foraging seabirds Matthew S. Savoca1,2,*, Martha E. Wohlfeil1,2, Susan E. Ebeler3 and Gabrielle A. Nevitt1,2,* Abstract Plastic debris is ingested by hundreds of species of organisms, from zooplankton to baleen whales, but how such a diversity of consumers can mistake plastic for their natural prey is…