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Lutra lutra   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Eurasian river otter

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Mustelidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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).

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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