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    Details of this species in Cuvier Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Clout & Russell 2006
    Arrival Date: c1889
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Felis catus was introduced to the island in around 1889.
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Felis catus was eradicated from Cuvier Island (from an area of 170 hectares) between 1960 and 1964 via trapping and shooting (Merton 1970, in Clout & Russell, 2006). Increases in population size and diversity of birds have been reported on Mangere and Cuvier Islands, New Zealand, following removal of cats (Veitch 1985, in Dickman 1996), but details are not available.
    Location Notes:
    Last Modified: 24/07/2006 3:28:41 p.m.

ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland