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    Details of this species in British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT)
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Present/controlled
    Source: BIOT Administration, 2002 in Varnham, 2006
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    Felis catus is present on Diego Garcia.
    Management Notes for this Location:
    An ongoing cat eradication program in place on Diego Garcia, carried out by staff on US Military base: method used is trapping only. The recommendation is to continue the eradication program until Total eradication is achieved thereby preventing risk of cats reaching other islands (BIOT Administration, 2002 in Varnham, 2006).
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    Last Modified: 17/06/2008 9:52:03 a.m.


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