Details of this species in Little Cayman
Source: Burton, 2003 in Varnham, 2006
Arrival Date: 1504
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
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.