The sea otter is an almost exclusively marine animal, spending little time ashore. Its fur is thick and glossy and ranges in colour from black to dark brown, with some white tipped hairs.



Image: Otter (Sea) by NOAA's National Ocean Service

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Enhydra lutris [online], Available from: [accessed 05/07/2015]

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