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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnhydra lutris (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 242598

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarnivora (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLutrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnhydra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnhydra Fleming, 1822
Source  basis of record Wilson D.E. & Reeder D.A.M. (1993). Mammals species of the world. A taxonomic and geographic reference. Second edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1206 pp. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea otter  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnhydra lutris kenyoni Wilson, 1991
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnhydra lutris lutris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnhydra lutris nereis (Merriam, 1904)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Russia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCommander Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKamchatka [details]
Sea of Okhotsk
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKurile Islands [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlaska [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAleutian Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalifornia [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (126 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (181 nucleotides; 144 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat shallow, nearshore waters [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:242598
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-07-16 21:05:52Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-05-20 10:05:06Z  changed  Churchill, Morgan
2010-05-20 10:09:49Z  checked  Berta, Annalisa
  
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  Citation: Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2014). Enhydra lutris (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=242598 on 2014-08-23
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