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How does exposure of fish to microplastic particles decrease egg-hatching and give young fish a craving for them?

From Garbage in, garbage out: marine plastic 2016-06-24 | Espresso

There is more than just ocean beautification at stake; many creatures ingest plastic, and a recent study showed that exposing fish to microplastic particles not only decreases egg-hatching but also gives young fish a craving for the stuff.

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