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    Details of this species in Stanley (Kawhitihu) Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Island Conservation and Ecology Group, 2004
    Arrival Date: <1900
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    The Pacific rat (Rattus exulans) was eradicated from Stanley Island between 1991 and 1992 in a programme undertaken by the Department of Conservation (led by I. McFadden). The eradication was achieved using an aerial application of brodifacoum (Buckle and Fenn, 1992; Towns et al., 1993; J. Russell, pers. comm.; Atkinson and Taylor, 1991).
    Location Notes:
    The vegetation of Stanley Island (100 ha) is primarily forested (J. Russell, pers. comm.).
    Last Modified: 20/03/2006 2:47:31 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland