Trophic structure and avian communities across a salinity gradient in evaporation ponds of the San Francisco Bay estuary


Commercial salt evaporation ponds comprise a large proportion of baylands adjacent to the San Francisco Bay, a highly urbanized estuary. In the past two centuries, more than 79% of the historic tidal wetlands in this estuary have been lost. Resource management agencies have acquired more than 10 000 ha of commercial salt ponds with plans to undertake one of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-006-0061-z


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