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    Details of this species in Henderson Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Reported
    Source: SPREP, 2000
    Arrival Date: Before 1819
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Pacific rats (Rattus exulans) have been present on Henderson Island for at least 700 years (Brooke et al., 2004).
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Location Notes:
    Impacts:
    Predation: Brook (1995) recorded intense predation by Pacific rats (Rattus exulans) on newly hatched Murphy’s and Kermadec petrel chicks.
    Last Modified: 1/08/2006 3:59:21 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland