Invasive rats on tropical islands: Their population biology and impacts on native species

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Grant A. Harper; Nancy Bunbury;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Global Ecology and Conservation,volume 3,pages607-627 (issn: 2351-9894)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.gecco.2015.02.010
  • Subject: Norway rats | Ecology | Pacific rats | QH540-549.5 | Rattus | Diet | Primary productivity | Ship rats
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The three most invasive rat species, black or ship rat Rattus rattus, brown or Norway rats, R. norvegicus and Pacific rat, R. exulans have been incrementally introduced to islands as humans have explored the world’s oceans. They have caused serious deleterious effects t... View more
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