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    Details of this species in Oeno Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Brooke, 1998 in Varnham, 2006
    Arrival Date:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    The Pacific rat, Rattus exulans was introduced during settlement by Polynesians (SPREP, 2000 in Varnham, 2006).
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Rats were successfully eradicated from Ducie and Oeno in 1997 (Brooke, 1998 in Varnham, 2006). Action being considered/required includes total eradication from Pitcairn, and to keep Ducie and Oeno rat-free (Brooke, 1998 in Varnham, 2006; Brooke and Trevelyan, 2003 in Varnham, 2006) and eradication from Henderson (Hilton, 2004 in Varnham, 2006).
    Location Notes:
    Last Modified: 17/06/2008 9:57:30 a.m.

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