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07 June 2021 | dataset

Feasibility Assessment for the Removal of Pacific Rats (Rattus exulans) from Late Island

Late is an isolated and uninhabited island located about 55 km WSW of the island of Vava’u, in the Kingdom of Tonga. The biological integrity of Late is threatened by invasive Pacific rats that were historically introduced to the island. This report assesses the feasibility of restoring Late through the removal of invasive rats, and describes options, recommendations, and challenges to realizing a successful project.

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Publisher Department of Environment, Tonga
Modified 15 February 2022
Release Date 07 June 2021
Identifier 636bbde4-b373-4aa9-aaa4-4e6cb87d023d
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Tonga
Relevant Countries Tonga
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author J. Bonham and R. Griffiths of Island Conservation
Contact Name Ministry of Lands, Environment, Climate Change, and Natural Resources