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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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

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jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2016 04:41 PM PDT

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

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jmaughn

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June 25, 2016

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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montanaclan

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June 22, 2016 09:18 AM AKDT

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

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setibarbara

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June 7, 2016

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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sea-kangaroo

Date

June 18, 2016 04:05 PM PDT

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Description

Mother and smaller pup playing/grooming.

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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sea-kangaroo

Date

June 18, 2016 05:39 PM PDT

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Description

Coming ashore to nap.

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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sea-kangaroo

Date

June 18, 2016 05:23 PM PDT

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Description

Part of a raft of about a dozen sleepy otters.

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

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jokurtz

Date

December 27, 2013

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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May 30, 2016 01:47 PM EDT

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

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jmaughn

Date

June 17, 2016

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 17, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 14, 2016

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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...

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