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    Details of this species in Cayman Brac
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Reported
    Source: Burton, 2003 in Varnham, 2006
    Arrival Date: 1505
    Introduction:
    Species Notes for this Location:
    The house mouse, Mus musculus is present on Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. It most probably arrived on vessels (Burton, 2003 in Varnham, 2006).
    Management Notes for this Location:
    Environmental Health Section of the Government maintains a rodent control program (Morgan, 1994 in Varnham, 2006) in populated areas only
    Location Notes:
    Impacts:
    Threat to endangered species: The house mouse, Mus musculus is implicated in the extinction of a number of native species of small mammals, birds and reptiles (Morgan, 1994 in Varnham, 2006).
    Last Modified: 17/06/2008 9:57:25 a.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland