The successful eradication of introduced roof rats (Rattus rattus) from Buck Island using diphacinone, followed by an irruption of house mice (Mus musculus)

@article{Witmer2007TheSE,
  title={The successful eradication of introduced roof rats (Rattus rattus) from Buck Island using diphacinone, followed by an irruption of house mice (Mus musculus)},
  author={G. Witmer and F. Boyd and Z. Hillis-Starr},
  journal={Wildlife Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={108-115}
}
The United States National Park Service and the United States Wildlife Services made a planned and sustained effort to eradicate the introduced roof rats (Rattus rattus) from Buck Island Reef National Monument in the Caribbean Sea during 1998-2000. The rats were causing substantial damage to a variety of the 80-ha island's floral and faunal resources. An island-wide grid of elevated bait stations containing anticoagulant (0.005% diphacinone; 50 ppm) rodenticide bait blocks were used to… Expand
Eradication of Invasive Rodents on Islands of the United States
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