Lutrogale perspicillata   (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1826)

smooth-coated otter
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Mustelidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; brackish.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Lutrogale perspicillata maxwelli: Tigris-Euphrates valley in Iraq; Lutrogale perspicillata sindica: Indus valley of Pakistan; Lutrogale perspicillata perspicillata: India, Yunnan, Indochina and the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Bangka, northeast Borneo, western Java (Ref. 1522).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Also found in brackish waters, in mangroves. Forages in groups. Mainly a specialized piscivore (Ref. 115116).

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Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2cde)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Threat to humans

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown