Microplastics in Marine Nearshore Surface Waters of Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, East Africa

Amina Asiya Nchimbi, Charles Mitto Kosore, Nancy Oduor, Dativa Joseph Shilla, Yvonne Shashoua, Farhan R. Khan, Daniel Shilla

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Limited information exists on the occurrence of microplastics (MPs) in East African coastal waters. A 300 μm manta net was used to collect surface water from 8 sites in the regions Dar es Salaam (DES) and Zanzibar (ZZ) during low and high tides. DES had a higher (p 
Original languageEnglish
JournalBulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
Pages (from-to)1037-1042
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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