The 1995 invasion by Norway rats Rattus norvegicus of Fregate Island in the granitic Seychelles was one of the few opportunities to both learn about the dynamics of a rat invasion and also to attempt an eradication during the initial stages of an invasion – something never before attempted. This report documents some of the “learnings” from the 1996 eradication attempt.
|Author||Mike Thorsen and Rachel Shorten|
|Publisher||New Zealand Department of Conservation|
|Documents||Attempted eradication of Norway rats, Fregate Island, Seychelles (4 Mb PDF)|