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Environmental Risk Assessment - Impact of the introduction of Tasmanian devils to Maria Island on the natural values of the island

@inproceedings{Jones2007EnvironmentalRA,
  title={Environmental Risk Assessment - Impact of the introduction of Tasmanian devils to Maria Island on the natural values of the island},
  author={M. Jones and H. McCallum},
  year={2007}
}
  • M. Jones, H. McCallum
  • Published 2007
  • Geography
  • A proposal to introduce Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) to Maria Island, off the east coast of Tasmania, is under consideration by the Steering Committee of the Devil Facial Tumour Disease Program (Department of Primary Industries and Water DPIW). The proposal is to translocate up to 50 juvenile devils from the West Coast of Tasmania to Maria Island, following disease risk reduction protocols. The disease has yet to reach the West Coast, but is spreading at a variable rate of… CONTINUE READING

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