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Large Plastic Debris Dumps: New Biodiversity Hot Spots Emerging on the Deep-Sea Floor
Song, Xikun1; Lyu, Mingxin1; Zhang, Xiaodi2,3; Ruthensteiner, Bernhard4; Ahn, In-Young5; Pastorino, Guido6; Wang, Yunan1; Gu, Yifan1,7,8; Ta, Kaiwen2,9; Sun, Jie10; Liu, Xi11; Han, Jian10; Ke, Caihuan1; Peng, Xiaotong2
2021-02-09
Source PublicationENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS
ISSN2328-8930
Volume8Issue:2Pages:148-154
AbstractMacroplastic debris recorded in the Mariana Trench and accumulated on some deep-sea canyons worldwide has aroused great public concerns. Large plastic debris dumps found in canyons of the Xisha Trough, South China Sea have become hot spots for deep-sea pollution, with 1 order of magnitude higher abundance than in other investigated canyons. Here we adopted an integrative specimen-based approach to examine macroplastic items from large debris dumps in the Xisha Trough and comparative items from continental shelves with rare macroplastics. On the investigated items, we found an epibenthic ecosystem with relatively high species diversity, comprised of 49 mm-sized fungi and invertebrate species dominated by scyphozoan polyps and brachiopod juveniles according to inhabiting density. These large dumps are functioning as new biodiversity hot spots hosting endemic species like soft corals or aplacophoran molluscs, providing a spawning habitat for gastropods and even specialized parasitic flatworms, and can be inferred as potential scattered regional sources releasing deep-sea coronate jellyfish. We hypothesize that macroplastics can boost population extension of sessile and some free-living (Mollusca) invertebrates and affect the deep-sea benthic-pelagic coupling process. The baseline of associated organisms needs to be set up and monitored in more canyons, where debris is transported to and accumulated at the highest density.
DOI10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00967
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Funding OrganizationNational Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Key Research and Development Plan of China ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province ; KORI project CHAMP2050 ; Asian Polar Science Fellowship (KOPRI-APSFP2018) ; MEL Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholarship ; MEL 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship ; Undergraduate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Programs at Xiamen University ; NSFC Shiptime Sharing Project
Language英语
Funding ProjectNational Natural Science Foundation of China[41876180] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China[41772010] ; National Key Research and Development Plan of China[2016YFC0304900] ; National Key Research and Development Plan of China[2016YFC0302301] ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences[XDB26000000] ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation[2018T110647] ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation[2018M632579] ; Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province[2019J01019] ; KORI project CHAMP2050[PE18070] ; KORI project CHAMP2050[PE20120] ; Asian Polar Science Fellowship (KOPRI-APSFP2018) ; MEL Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholarship ; MEL 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship ; Undergraduate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Programs at Xiamen University[2019X0820] ; NSFC Shiptime Sharing Project[41849901] ; NSFC Shiptime Sharing Project[41949906]
WOS Research AreaEngineering ; Environmental Sciences & Ecology
WOS SubjectEngineering, Environmental ; Environmental Sciences
WOS IDWOS:000618878400008
PublisherAMER CHEMICAL SOC
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.idsse.ac.cn/handle/183446/8509
Collection研究生部
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Corresponding AuthorSong, Xikun; Peng, Xiaotong
Affiliation1.Xiamen Univ, Coll Ocean & Earth Sci, State Key Lab Marine Environm Sci, Xiamen 361102, Peoples R China
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Deep Sea Sci & Engn, Sanya 572000, Peoples R China
3.Univ Chinese Acad Sci, Beijing 100049, Peoples R China
4.SNSB Zool Staatssammlung Munchen ZSM, D-81247 Munich, Germany
5.Korea Polar Res Inst, KIOST, Div Ocean Sci, Incheon 21990, South Korea
6.Museo Argentino Ciencias Nat Bernardino Rivadavia, C1405DJR, Buenos Aires, DF, Argentina
7.Xiamen Univ, Xiamen 361102, Peoples R China
8.Xiamen Univ Malaysia, China ASEAN Coll Marine Sci, Sepang 43900, Malaysia
9.Southern Marine Sci & Engn Guangdong Lab Zhuhai, Zhuhai 519000, Peoples R China
10.Northwest Univ, Dept Geol, Shaanxi Key Lab Early Life & Environm, State Key Lab Continental Dynam, Xian 710069, Peoples R China
11.Northwest Univ Museum, Northwest Univ, Xian 710069, Peoples R China
Corresponding Author AffilicationInstitute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering,CAS
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Song, Xikun,Lyu, Mingxin,Zhang, Xiaodi,et al. Large Plastic Debris Dumps: New Biodiversity Hot Spots Emerging on the Deep-Sea Floor[J]. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS,2021,8(2):148-154.
APA Song, Xikun.,Lyu, Mingxin.,Zhang, Xiaodi.,Ruthensteiner, Bernhard.,Ahn, In-Young.,...&Peng, Xiaotong.(2021).Large Plastic Debris Dumps: New Biodiversity Hot Spots Emerging on the Deep-Sea Floor.ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS,8(2),148-154.
MLA Song, Xikun,et al."Large Plastic Debris Dumps: New Biodiversity Hot Spots Emerging on the Deep-Sea Floor".ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS 8.2(2021):148-154.
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