Microplastics (IMAGE) Florida Atlantic University Caption Microplastics collected in the surface water of the gyre center using a Manta trawl. Credit Members of the Pelagia cruise 64PE448. Usage Restrictions Credit: Members of the Pelagia cruise 64PE448. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.