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    Details of this species in Ahnd (Ant) Atoll
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Reported
    Source: The Pacific Invasives Initiative 2006
    Arrival Date: Reported 1996
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    A proposal has been made by the Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP) to eradicate rats from Ahnd Atoll.
    Impacts:
    Reduction in native biodiversity: Pacific rats (Rattus exulans) prey on birds, turtle eggs, coconut crabs and hundreds of other small land creatures that inhabit the atoll, consequently reducing biodiversity of the atoll.
    Last Modified: 1/08/2006 4:03:46 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland