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Sea otter

sea otter

(Science: zoology) An aquatic carnivore (Enhydris lutris, or marina) found in the North Pacific ocean. Its fur is highly valued, especially by the Chinese. It is allied to the common otter, but is larger, with feet more decidedly webbed.

(Science: botany) sea-otter's cabbage, a gigantic kelp of the Pacific ocean (nereocystis Lutkeana). See Nereocystis.


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Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?

First yo need to list prey species that live in your otter's habitat and then have samples for comparison. Did you do this yet? That's what I did when studying cat, kestrel, owl and and shrike diets in the Canary Islands. There were up to five lizard ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:05 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?
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Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?

I am doing a dietary analysis of the Eurasian Otter and I am currently struggling to identify some fish vertebra. Bones have been found in Otter spraints collected in Scottish fresh water environment. Can anyone help? Thank you.

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by Ottermad83
Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:21 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?
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identify vertebrae found on beach

Can anyone identify this bone? I found it on the beach in northern California. It's almost the size of a deck of cards. I think it may belong to an otter.

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by angeldragonfly
Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:44 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: identify vertebrae found on beach
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Homework help!

... penguin 34 22.4 Adult goat 32 14 Rabbit 32 15.6 Harbor seal 31 29.3 Sea otter 31 21.3 Human adult 30 14.4 Alligator 28 6.7 Horse 26 16 Human fetus 20 8.4 Pseudemys ...

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by stupodity
Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:22 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homework help!
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rodent/mustelid(?) found on beach, uk

I was thinking possibly a young otter, but they're not at all common around here, and the tail seems short to me, even for a young one :?

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by animmo
Mon Oct 11, 2010 3:38 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: rodent/mustelid(?) found on beach, uk
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