California sea otter - Enhydra lutris nereis

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Enhydra lutris nereis
Author (Merriam, 1904)
Taxonomic Rank Subspecies
Taxonomic # 202390
Common Names English: southern sea otter
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Mammalia
        Subclass: Theria
          Infraclass: Eutheria
            Order: Carnivora
              Suborder: Caniformia
                Family: Mustelidae
                  Subfamily: Lutrinae
                    Genus: Enhydra
                      Species: Enhydra lutris
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN202390
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
    T ()
Status - Red List, IUCN -
    -
#records (spatial)28
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets10
Year1995 - 2004
Latitude48.02 - 48.39
Longitude-124.72 - -123.88
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