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    Details of this species in Lord Howe Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Parkes et al. 2002.
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Introduced rats make up 87% of the diet of cats on Lord Howe Island (Zavaleta et al. 2001; in: Zavaleta, 2002).
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Feral cats were eradicated from Lord Howe Island by the 1980s.
    Location Notes:
    Lord Howe Island (1176 ha), home to several endemic birds, is located about 700 km off the east coast of Australia. It was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1982, and has been inhabited since 1834.
    Last Modified: 11/03/2005 12:00:35 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland