Marine biology: Sponges as biomonitors of micropollution

Source: Science Daily

Sponges are filter feeders that live on particulate matter — but they can also ingest microscopic fragments of plastics and other pollutants of anthropogenic origin. They can therefore serve as useful bioindicators of the health of marine ecosystems.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201023123135.htm