1080 Impact on Wildlife

Ship rat, stoat and possum control on mainland New Zealand  – Department of Conservation, Wellington 2015

Acquatic Insects and Fish

1080 Uptake and elimination in Rainbow Trout – Cawthron Report

Do toxic baits containing 1080 affect fish and invertebrate communities when they fall into streams – NZ Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research

How safe is trout to eat if caught in areas where 1080 has been dropped? – Ministry for Primary Industries

Sodium fluoroacetate (1080) residues in long-fin eels – NZ Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research

The effects of 1080 on invertebrate communities and fish in West Coast streams – NIWA Clients Report


Monitoring selected forest bird species through aerial application of 1080 baits – NZ Journal of Ecology

An assessment of the probability of secondary poisoning of forest insectivores – NZ Journal of Ecology

Dead birds found after aerial poisoning operations, 2003–14 – NZ Journal of Ecology

Effects on South Island robins from pest control using aerially applied 1080 poison – NZ Journal of Ecology

A principles-based decision tree for future investigations of native New Zealand birds during aerial 1080 operations
– NZ Journal of Ecology

Impacts of aerial application of 1080 on non-target native fauna – Department of Conservation, Wellington

Repellents with potential to protect kea and other native birds from aerial poisoning for possum and rat control
– NZ Journal of Ecology

Effect of the addition of bird repellents to aerially applied 1080 baits on rat and possum abundance – NZ Journal of Ecology

Stability of bird repellents used to protect kea during aerial 1080 cereal operations – NZ Journal of Ecology

Benefits to kea populations from invasive mammal control via aerial 1080 baiting


1080 impacts on native frogs – DOC Research & Development Series

Does mammalian pest control benefit New Zealand’s Hochstetter’s frog?
– Proceedings of the Conser-vision Conference, Univeristy of Waikato

Assessment of the impact of 1080 on the native frogs Leiopelma archeyi and L. hochstetteri
– Department of Conservation, Wellington


Effect of sodium monofluoroactate (1080) on non-target invertebrates of Whitecliffs Conservation Area, Taranaki
– Landcare Research Contract Report

Peer review of Meads investigation

Effects of an aerial 1080 possum poison operation using carrot baits on invertebrates in artificial refuges at Whirinaki Forest Park
– NZ Journal of Ecology

Assessment of non-target impact of 1080 poisoning for vertebrate pest control on weta – NZ Journal of Ecology

Invertebrates feeding on baits used for vertebrate pest control in New Zealand – NZ Journal of Ecology

Impacts of 1080 poisoning for possum control on non-target invertebrates – Department of Conservation, Wellington


Consumption of baits containing sodium fluoroacetate (1080) by the New Zealand freshwater crayfish
– NZ Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research

Animal Welfare

A Review of Best Practice Management for Humane and Effective Vertebrate Pest Control – MPI Technical Paper

How humane are our pest control tools? – MAF Biosecurity New Zealand Technical Paper

Operational Guidelines

Rat eradication using aerial baiting. Current agreed best practice used in New Zealand – Department of Conservation, Wellington