All Otter Species – Species List

All Otter Species - Species List

Species List

Eurasian otter : (Lutra lutra)

Hairy-nosed otter : (Lutra sumatrana)

Spotted-necked otter : (Hydrictis maculicollis)

Smooth-coated otter : (Lutrogale perspicillata)

North American river otter : (Lontra canadensis)

Southern river otter : (Lontra provocax)

Neotropical river otter : (Lontra longicaudis)

Marine otter : (Lontra felina)

Giant otter : (Pteronura brasiliensis)

Asian small-clawed otter : (Amblonyx cinereus)

African clawless otter : (Aonyx capensis)

Sea otter : (Enhydra lutris)


There have been even more types of otters in the past, but unfortunately, humans have hunted them to extinction. Since the last extinction occurrence, many new groups and efforts have been applied to prevent this from happening any more.

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