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Lutra canadensis   (Schreber, 1777)

American river otter
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Mustelidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Pelagic; freshwater.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and Pacific Ocean: Lutra canadensis kodiacensis: Kodiak Islands, Alaska; Lutra canadensis periclyzomae: British Columbia; Lutra canadensis mira: Alaska, British Columbia; Lutra canadensis pacifica: Alaska, Canada, northern USA, south to central California, northern Nevada, and northeast Utah; Lutra canadensis canadensis: Eastern Canada, USA, Newfoundland; Lutra canadensis sonora: USA, Mexico, Lutra canadensis lataxina: USA; Lutra canadensis annectens: from Mexico, south through Central America and South America west of the Andes as far as Peru; Lutra canadensis enudris: Northern South America, throughout the Amazon Basin and rivers of eastern Brazil, Argentina, Trinidad Is; Lutra canadensis longicaudis: Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay; Lutra canadensis provocax: Chile, Argentina (Ref. 1522).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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