South San Diego Bay consists of open water, tidal mudflats, coastal salt marsh, channelized river/riparian, salt ponds, dikes, vegetated and non-vegetated sub-tidal habitats.
Ecology & Conservation
Stadtlander, D., and Konecny, J. 1994. Avifauna of South San Diego Bay, the western saltworks 1993-1994, Coastal Ecosystem Program. USFWS, Carlsbad, CA.