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    Details of this species in Stephens (Takapourewa) Is.
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Eradicated
    Source: Clout and Russell 2006
    Arrival Date: c1984
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Felis catus was introduced to the island in around 1894.
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Felis catus was eradicated from Raoul Island (Kermadecs) between 2002 and 2004 via poisoning, trapping and dogs (M. Ambrose Pers. Comm., in Clout & Russell, 2006). An incomplete attempt to remove cats from the island was initiated in 1972, via trapping (Fitzgerald et al. 1991, in Clout & Russell, 2006).
    Location Notes:
    Last Modified: 24/07/2006 3:28:44 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland