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    76 references found for Rattus norvegicus:
    Management information
      Summary: This report reviews available information on the adverse effects of 14 alien vertebrates considered to be ‘significant invasive species' on islands of the South Pacific and Hawaii, supplementing the authors’ experience with that of other workers.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 25 July 2007]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed August 19 2010]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 23 February 2011]

    8. Cunningham, D.M. and Moors, P.J., 1993. Guide To The Identification And Collection Of New Zealand Rodents. Department of Conservation, NZ.
      Summary: A Guide To The Identification And Collection Of New Zealand Rodents, information on trapping methods.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 February 2008]

    10. Doty, R. E. 1945. Rat control on Hawaiian sugar cane plantations. Hawaiian Planters Record 49(2): 71–241.

    11. Empson, R. A. and Miskelly, C. M. 1999. The risks, costs and benefits of using brodifacoum to eradicate rats from Kapiti Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 23: 241-254.

    12. Hill, M. J.; T. Vel, N. J. Shah., 2003. The morphology, distribution and conservation implications of introduced rats, Rattus spp. in the granitic Seychelles. African Journal of Ecology 41 (2) , 179–186
      Summary: This compilation of information sources can be sorted on keywords for example: Baits & Lures, Non Target Species, Eradication, Monitoring, Risk Assessment, Weeds, Herbicides etc. This compilation is at present in Excel format, this will be web-enabled as a searchable database shortly. This version of the database has been developed by the IUCN SSC ISSG as part of an Overseas Territories Environmental Programme funded project XOT603 in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government - Department of Environment. The compilation is a work under progress, the ISSG will manage, maintain and enhance the database with current and newly published information, reports, journal articles etc.

    14. Kaiser, G. W., Taylor, R. H., Buck, P. D., Elliott, J. E., Howald, G. R. and Drever, M. C. (1997) The Langara Island Seabird Habitat Recovery Project: Eradication of Norway Rats – 1993–1997. Technical Report Series No. 304, Canadian Wildlife Service, Pacific and Yukon Region, British Columbia.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 February 2008]

    20. Moors, P. J., Atkinson, I. A. E. and Sherley, G. H. 1992. Reducing the rat threat to island birds. Bird Conservation International 2: 93–114.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 February 2008]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 12 March 2010]
      Summary: An annotated register of rat eradications carried out in the Falkland Islands with notes on methods, operation notes, pre-baiting survey notes, post-operation checks, causes of failure etc.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 February 2008]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 14 March 2011]
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      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 14 March 2011]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 14 March 2011]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 14 March 2011]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 June 2007]

    33. Taylor R. H. & Thomas B. W. 1989. Eradication of Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from Hawea island, Fjordland, using brodifaceum. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 12: 23 - 32.

    34. Taylor R. H., Kaiser G. W. & Drever M. C. 2000. Eradication of Norway rats for recovery of seabird habitat on Langara Island, British Columbia. Restoration Ecology 8: 151 - 160.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 13 February 2008]

    38. Thorsen, M.; R. Shorten, R. Lucking and V. Lucking., 2000. Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) on Frégate Island, Seychelles: the invasion; subsequent eradication attempts and implications for the island's fauna. Biological Conservation Volume 96, Issue 2, December 2000, Pages 133-138

    39. Tompkins J. 2001. Eradication of Rattus norvegicus from Seabird habitat in Canada. CWS, British Columbia, Canada.
      Summary: This database compiles information on alien species from British Overseas Territories.
      Available from: [Accessed 10 November 2009]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 February 2008]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 29 May 2008]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 18 February 2008] Available from: [Accessed 3 August 2007]

    General references

    48. Atkinson, I. A. E. 1985. The spread of commensal species of Rattus to oceanic islands and their effects on island avifaunas. In Moors, P. J. (ed.) Conservation of Island Birds. ICBP Technical Publication No.3: 35-81.

    49. Bertram D. F. & Nagorsen D. W. 1995. Introduced rats on Queen Charlotte Island: Implications for seabird conservation. Canadian Field-Naturalist 109: 6 - 10.

    50. Bertram D. F. 1995. The role of introdued rats and commercial fishing in the decline of Ancient Murrelets on Langara Island, British Columbia. Conservation Biology 9: 865 - 872.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 12 March 2010]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 25 July 2007]

    53. Boisier, P., Rahalison, L., Rasolomaharo, M., Ratsitorahina, M., Mahafaly, M., Razafimahefa, M., Duplantier, J.M., Ratsifasoamanana, L. & Chanteau, S. 2002. Epidemiologic features of four successive annual outbreaks of bubonic plague in Mahajanga, Madagascar. Emerging Infectious Diseases 8, 311-316.

    54. Brown, P. E. 1949. The breeding of avocets in England, 1948. British Birds 42: 2-13.
      Summary: Including the impact of predation by rats.

    55. Chapuis, J., Boussès, P., & Barnaud, G. 1994. Alien mammals, impact and management in the French Subantartic Islands. Biological Conservation, 67, 97-104.
      Summary: Cet article présente la situation actuelle et les impacts des populations introduites de mammifères dans les îles subantarctiques françaises. Les moyens de contrôle en place ou planifiés sont également présentés.
      Summary: English:
      The species list sheet for the Mexican information system on invasive species currently provides information related to Scientific names, family, group and common names, as well as habitat, status of invasion in Mexico, pathways of introduction and links to other specialised websites. Some of the higher risk species already have a direct link to the alert page. It is important to notice that these lists are constantly being updated, please refer to the main page (, under the section Novedades for information on updates.
      Invasive species - mammals is available from: [Accessed 30 July 2008]
      La lista de especies del Sistema de información sobre especies invasoras de méxico cuenta actualmente con información aceca de nombre científico, familia, grupo y nombre común, así como hábitat, estado de la invasión en México, rutas de introducción y ligas a otros sitios especializados. Algunas de las especies de mayor riesgo ya tienen una liga directa a la página de alertas. Es importante resaltar que estas listas se encuentran en constante proceso de actualización, por favor consulte la portada (, en la sección novedades, para conocer los cambios.
      Especies invasoras - Mamíferos is available from: [Accessed 30 July 2008]

    57. Drever M. C. & Harestad A. . 1998. Diets of Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) on Langara Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia: Implications for conservation of breeding seabirds. Canadian Field-Naturalist 112: 676 - 683.
      Summary: Consequences to the biodiversity of New Caledonia of the introduction of plant and animal species.
      Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
      Available from: [Accessed March 2005]

    60. Lattanzio, R. M. and Chapman, J. A. 1980. Reproductive and physiological cycles in an island population of Norway rats. Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences 12: 1-68.

    61. Lecorre, com pers, 2007
      Summary: Personnal communication with Matthieu Lecorre, from the University of La Réunion.
      Summary: Article de synthèse sur les mammifères (hors chiroptères et cétacés) des Antilles françaises. L'origine des espèces introduites et leurs impacts avérés ou potentiels sont discutés.
      Available from: [Accessed 9 April 2008]

    63. Lorvelec, O., Pascal, M., Delloue, X., Chapuis, J.L. 2007. Les mammifères terrestres non volants des Antilles françaises et l’introduction récente d’un écureil. Rev.Ecol. (Terre Vie), 62, 295-314
      Summary: Bilan des introductions des mamifères terrestres dans les Antilles françaises et analyse de leurs impacts.

    64. Louette M. 1999. La Faune terrestre de Mayotte - Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, 247 p.
      Summary: Synthèse générale sur la faune terrestre de Mayotte

    65. Mendelssohn H & Y Yom-Tov, 1987. Eds. Vol 7: Mammals. Plants and Animals of the Land of Israel. Ministry of Defence/The Publishing House, Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 10 November 2009]

    67. Meyer, J.-Y. , Butaud, J.F. 2007. Rats as transformers of native forests in the islands of French Polynesia (South Pacific). In Rats, Humans, and their impacts on islands : integrating historical and contempory ecology. University of Hawai’i. Conference 27-31 March 2007. Communication orale.

    68. Micol, T. & Jouventin, P. 1995. Restoration of Amsterdam Island, South Indian Ocean, following control of feral cattle. Biol. Conserv., 72, 199-206.

    69. Moors P. M. 1985. Norway Rats (Rattus norvegicus) on the Noises and Motukawao Islands, Hauraki Gulf, New Zaland. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 8: 37 - 54.

    70. Moors, P. J. 1990. Norway rat. In King, C. M. (ed.) The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals. Oxford University Press, Auckland: 192-206.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed March 2008]

    72. Pascal, M., Barré, N., De Garine-Wichatitsky, Lorvelec, O., Frétey, T., Brescia, F., Jourdan, H. 2006. Les peuplements néo-calédoniens de vertébébrés : invasions, disparitions. Pp 111-162, in M.-L. Beauvais et al., : Les espèces envahissantes dans l’archipel néo-calédonien, Paris, IRD Éditions, 260 p.+ cédérom
      Summary: Synthèse des introductions d'espèces de vertébrés en Nouvelle-Calédonie et évaluation de leurs impacts.

    73. Picot F. 2005. - Plan de conservation du Mazambron marron, Aloe macra Haw., Aloe section Lomatophyllum Rowley. CBNM, non publié.

    74. Probst J.-M. 1997. Animaux de la Réunion. Azalées Editions. 168 pp.

    75. Pye, T. and Bonner, W. N. 1980. Feral brown rats, Rattus norvegicus, in South Georgia (South Atlantic Ocean). Journal of Zoology, London 192: 237-255.

    76. Urtizberea, pers.comm., 2007
      Summary: Personal communication with Frank Urtizberea, from the "Direction de l'Agriculture et de la Forêt".
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