Drug threat to shrimps from anti

The rising level of anti-depressan

ts in the sea from human waste is changing sea-life behaviour and may harm the food chain

. A study showed shrimps exposed to the drug fluoxetine were five times more likely t

o swim toward

s light

rather than away. This

leaves 70跑狗报彩图 them

more exposed to predators and could devastate the population, with crustaceans crucial

to the food chain. The Portsmouth In

stit

ute of Marine S

ciences said: Shrimps are taking on the excreted drugs of

towns.

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