50% certainty. Possible sighting through binoculars from weather tower on Island (>500m) , spotted among kelp, diving and surfacing on back. To far to confirm.
lots of otters at Pt. Lobos today
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...