Details of this species in Oeno Is.
Source: Island Conservation and Ecology Group, 2004
Arrival Date: Introduced by Polynesians
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.).
The vegetation of Oeno Island (62 ha) is forested and grassy.
Last Modified: 1/08/2006 4:03:27 p.m.