Global Invasive Species Database 100 of the worst Donations home
Standard Search Standard Search Taxonomic Search   Index Search

   Felis catus (mammal)
Ecology Distribution Management
Info
Impact
Info
References
and Links
Contacts


    Details of this species in Diego Garcia
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Established
    Source: Varnham 2006
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    An ongoing cat eradication program is in place on Diego Garcia, carried out by staff on the US Military base. The programme uses trapping only. The total eradication of cats on Diego Garcia, will eliminate the risk of the cats colonising nearby islands.
    Location Notes:
    Last Modified: 24/07/2006 3:28:41 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland