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
The heaviest members of the weasel family, sea otters are also the second
smallest marine mammals. Unlike other marine mammals, they do not have a
layer of ...
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Sea otters are members of the weasel or mustelid family. Like other members of
this family, they have very thick fur. In fact, at 850,000 to one million hairs per ...
Introduction The southern, or California, sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) has
been listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act since
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DESCRIPTION: In appearance, sea otters are stouter and have larger ribcages,
smaller tails and blunter muzzles than other species of otters. Yet, sea otters do ...
The sea otter, the smallest marine mammal in the world, is well adapted for its
predominately aquatic lifestyle, possessing a strong, rudder-like tail and large ...
SEA OTTER FACTS. Scientific Name: Enhydra lutris kenyoni. Family: The sea
otter is the largest member of the Mustelidae, or weasel family, and the only one ...