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    Details of this species in Flax Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Island Conservation and Ecology Group, 2004
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Pacific rats (Rattus exulans) were eradicated from Flax Island (Hokoromea) between 1990 and 1991, in a programme undertaken by the Department of Conservation (led by I. McFadden), using brodifacoum (McFadden, 1992; 1994; D. Veitch, pers. comm.; J. Russell, pers. comm.).
    Location Notes:
    Flax Island (Hokoromea) (1 ha) is located in the Mokohinau Islands, about 100 km north-east of Auckland, New Zealand. The vegetation is primarily forested.
    Last Modified: 22/12/2005 10:13:16 a.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland