Rats are wreaking havoc on our coral reefs and reducing fish numbers – Science News

Rats are wreaking havoc on our coral reefs and reducing fish numbers – Science News

What have rats got to do with the number of fish on coral reefs? Quite a lot, according to new research. The black ship rat — Rattus rattus — wreaks havoc on island seabirds globally, including throughout the Great Barrier Reef where it has been a pest for more than …