Corpus ID: 46358746

Operational Control Of The Brown Tree Snake On Guam

  title={Operational Control Of The Brown Tree Snake On Guam},
  author={T. Hall},
Author(s): Hall, Thomas C. | Abstract: An operational control program for brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis) on Guam began in April 1993. The program focused on minimizing the dispersal of brown tree snakes to other Pacific islands and the U.S. mainland. During the first year of operation, more than 3,000 snakes were caught within a kilometer of high risk port facilities using traps, detector dogs, and spotlighting. Additionally, habitat modifications and prey-base removal were used to… Expand
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