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    Details of this species in Bermuda
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Reported
    Source: De Silva, 2003 in Varnham, 2006
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    There is an ongoing capture-neuter-release of Felis catus program in many areas, though the ecological effects of this are unrecorded and questionable (De Silva, 2003 in Varnham, 2006;102). Legislation is planned to licence cat ownership (De Silva, 2003 in Varnham, 2006).
    Location Notes:
    Impacts:
    Reduction in native biodiversity: Cats, Felis catus prey on bird life (De Silva, 2003 in Varnham, 2006), they are known to kill native tropicbirds (Dobson, 2002 in Varnham, 2006).
    Last Modified: 17/06/2008 9:52:03 a.m.


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