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    Details of this species in Atihau (Trig) 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 Atihau Island by the Department of Conservation between 1990 and 1991, using bromadiolone (McFadden, 1992b; 1994).
    Location Notes:
    Atihau Island (16 ha) is part of the Mokohinau Islands group, about 100 km north-east of Auckland, New Zealand. The vegetation cover is primarily forested (J. Russell, pers. comm.).
    Last Modified: 1/08/2006 4:09:20 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland