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

Classification
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All Names

  • 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

Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

birdspaz

Date

June 13, 2016 05:00 PM PDT

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Square

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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greenbergster

Date

November 2, 2011 06:25 PM PDT

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Square

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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greenbergster

Date

April 29, 2012 02:32 PM PDT

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Square

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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robvanepps

Date

June 25, 2016 12:50 PM EDT

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Square

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

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jmaughn

Date

December 6, 2016 03:31 PM PST

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Square

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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zelicaon

Date

the past

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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zelicaon

Date

the past

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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awijker

Date

August 10, 1992

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

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naturelover25

Date

November 11, 2016 01:56 PM PST

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Square

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 24, 2016 10:37 AM PST

Description

Eating a clam, not sure species

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

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seakay

Date

September 9, 2012

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No photos or sounds

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

tbrooks

Date

January 29, 1998

Description

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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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