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    Details of this species in Lizard Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Island Conservation and Ecology Group, 2004
    Arrival Date: 1977
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    An attempt to remove Pacific rats (Rattus exulans) from Lizard Island was carried out in 1978 by the Department of Conservation, led by C.R. Veitch. The attempt used bromadiolone (McCallum, 1986; J. Russell, pers. comm.).
    Location Notes:
    The vegetation of Lizard Island (1 ha) is primarily grassy (J. Russell, pers. comm.).
    Last Modified: 22/02/2006 2:53:55 p.m.

ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland