Some figures on fish, seafood and shellfish
Plastic has been found in 83% of Norwegian lobsters (22).
In Europe, the average shellfish consumer ingests 11,000 pieces of microplastic per year (23).
The food chain, how does it work?
These two excellent diagrams courtesy of the Plancton du Monde website website show clearly how the food chain works. One thing to remember: what small creatures eat eventually ends up inside bigger creatures, including humans.