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    Details of this species in French Polynesia
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Established
    Source: Thibault, 1988
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction: Intentional
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Location Notes:
    Reduction in native biodiversity: There have been few detailed studies of the impact of cats on these islands. However, cats are suspected of having contributed to the extinction of many bird species and to be one of the main causes of declining populations of ground-dwelling doves (Gallicolumba sp.).
    Last Modified: 24/04/2008 1:17:25 p.m.

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