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    Details of this species in Raoul Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Reported
    Source: West, 2002
    Arrival Date: 1921
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Norway rats may have been introduced to Raoul Island from the wreck of the Columbia River in 1921 near Boat Cove.
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Norway rats are to be eradicated from Raoul Island in the near future, along with cats (Felis catus) and Pacific rats (Rattus exulans).

    Norway rats were eradicated from Raoul Island in 2002 (M. Ambrose, pers. comm.).

    Location Notes:
    Last Modified: 21/08/2006 3:21:11 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland