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    Details of this species in Grand Terre Is. (New Caledonia)
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Not specified
    Occurrence: Established
    Source: Gargominy et al., 1996
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction: Unintentional (accidentally)
    Species Notes for this Location:
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    Impacts:
    Disease transmission: Mus musculus is a potential reservoir of the bacterial agent of leptospirosis. The prevalence of this disease is 200 times higher in New Caledonia than in metropolitan France (Pascal et al., 2006).
    Reduction in native biodiversity: Possible impacts on populations of indigenous invertebrates and species that are associated with them (birds, reptiles) (Pascal et al., 2006).
    Last Modified: 24/04/2008 1:55:30 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland