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The History and Effects of Exotic Species in San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay Project, Water Resources Division
J. Thompson, F. Parchaso, A. Alpine, J. Cloern, B. Cole, O. Mace, J. Edmunds, J. Baylosis, S. Luoma, F. Nichols

How did they get into San Francisco Bay?

Below is a timeline showing by what method and at what time various exotic species may have been introduced into San Francisco Bay.

Click on a mode of transportation or on a descriptive paragraph to see examples of the exotic species introduced into San Francisco Bay during that time period.

Exotic species timeline

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