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    Details of this species in Oeno Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Island Conservation and Ecology Group, 2004
    Arrival Date: Introduced by Polynesians
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    The Pacific rat (Rattus exulans) was eradicated from Oeno Island in 1997, in a programme undertaken by Wildlife Management International Ltd (led by Brian Bell). The eradication was achieved by hand broadcasting brodifacoum (20 ppm) (B. Simmons, pers. comm.; G. Wragg, pers. comm.).
    Location Notes:
    The vegetation of Oeno Island (62 ha) is forested and grassy.
    Last Modified: 1/08/2006 4:03:27 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland