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Lutra lutra   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Eurasian river otter

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Classification
Mammalia | Carnivora | Mustelidae
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Main reference
Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 980 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1005); 1070 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 10.0 t (Ref. 1005)

Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Asia and Europe Inland Waters, Northeast Atlantic; Indo-West Pacific, and the Mediterranean: Lutra lutra lutra: Ireland, Great Britain, Maghrib, continental Eurasia from Scandinavia and the Iberian Peninsula east to Kamchatka and Manchuria, Sakhalin, Kuril Island; Lutra lutra meridionalis: Turkey, southern Caucasus, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran; Lutra lutra seistanica: southern Turkmeniya, Iran, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and southern Kazakhstan, Xinjiang; Lutra lutra kutab: Pakistan, Tibet; Lutra lutra monticola: India, Nepal; Lutra lutra aurobrunnea: India, Nepal; Lutra lutra chinensis: China, Indochina, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Ryukyu, Taiwan; Lutra lutra nair: India, Sri Lanka; Lutra lutra hainana: Hainan, China; Lutra lutra whiteleyi: Hokkaido, Japan; Lutra lutra sumatrana: Southern Vietnam, peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia (Ref. 1522).
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on fish and benthic invertebrates (Ref. 8723). It is preyed upon by the Atlantic salmon (Ref. 32771).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




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