Scientists Collecting Samples

Scientists collect samples under a pier and then take them to a lab to study their finds. They are participating in a Rapid Assessment survey in the waters of San Francisco Bay, THE most <br />
impacted ecosystem in the world. Since 1970, on average, one new species has been introduced every 24 weeks into the bay and surrounding estuaries. According to Dr. Andrew Cohen of the San Francisco Bay Estuary Institute, the bay has over 240 invasive species. For the past 15 years Dr Andy Cohen has been leading a group of scientists on a rapid assess survey to identify and quantify organisms

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