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Competing Interests

The authors declare they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Julia Reisser conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Maira Proietti analyzed the data, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jeremy Shaw conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Charitha B Pattiaratchi conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of related data:

Data from 'Millimeter-sized Marine Plastics: A New Pelagic Habitat for Microorganisms and Invertebrates' <http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1043987> and <http://figshare.com/articles/Data_from/1043987>.

Funding

J. Reisser receives an International Postgraduate Research scholarship from UWA and a top-up scholarship from CSIRO. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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