Species: Enhydra lutris
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered
Population Trend: decreasing
Distribution: coastal waters of California, Western Alaska, the Commander and Kurile Islands, north of Japan.
Habitat: kelp beds
Size: up to 5 feet long, including a 1 foot long tail. Weighs up to 100lb.
Gestation: 8-9 months. Sexually mature at 3 years, mating can take place all year round.
Diet: sea urchins, crabs, abalones and other shellfish, also fish and octopus.Read More: Appearance