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Ecological Factors on Manana Island, Hawaii

@inproceedings{Tomich1968EcologicalFO,
  title={Ecological Factors on Manana Island, Hawaii},
  author={P. Q. Tomich and N. Wilson and C. Lamoureux},
  year={1968}
}
A 25-ha islet occupied by seasonally nesting sea birds, feral rabbits, and house mice is considered. Rabbits presumably modified the unknown original vegetation in their 70 or more years on the island and reached an equilibrium with a plant cover composed largely of a few hard y introduced grasses. A total of 28 species of higher plants has been recorded from the island, only 6 of which are native to Hawaii. Rabbits occur in low to moderate numbers, sustained by a food source that is enriched… Expand

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