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    Details of this species in Coronados Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Tershy et al. 2002; Wood et al. 2002.
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Cats were eradicated using a combination of environmental education and hunting and/or trapping. They were hunted both day and night, and trapped using Victor no. 1½ padded leg hold traps.
    Location Notes:
    Impacts:
    Reduction in native biodiversity: It is reported that on Coronados Islands, Cassin's auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) were driven to extinction due to cat predation, but recolonised the island within 4 years after cats were eradicated (Nogales et al 2004).
    Last Modified: 15/02/2005 9:44:29 a.m.


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