Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • English
    • Sea Otter
  • Scientific Names
    • Enhydra lutris
    • Enhydra lutris kamtschatica
    • Lutra gracilis
    • Lutra marina
    • Lutra stelleri
    • Mustela lutris
  • Spanish
    • Nutria marina
    • Nutria Del Kamtchatka
  • French
    • Loutre De Mer

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Recent observations

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What

California Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

dpom

Date

July 23, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

muir

Date

July 9, 2014 09:43 PM AKDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

james3

Date

July 22, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

miroungazalophus

Date

July 10, 2014 07:13 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

james3

Date

July 21, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

james3

Date

July 19, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

james3

Date

July 17, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

P1070269

What

Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

ross2

Date

July 15, 2014 09:20 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

james3

Date

July 11, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Description

This otter was rather occupied.

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No photos or sounds

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

steveweaver

Date

July 3, 2014 05:40 PM AKDT

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

miroungazalophus

Date

July 9, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

miroungazalophus

Date

July 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The sea otter (Enhydra lutris) is a marine mammal native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific Ocean. Adult sea otters typically weigh between 14 and 45 kg (31 and 99 lb), making them the heaviest members of the weasel family, but among the smallest marine mammals. Unlike most marine mammals, the sea otter's primary form of insulation is an exceptionally thick coat of fur, the densest in the animal kingdom. Although it can walk on land, the sea...

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