Southern Sea Otters
An introduction to sea otters in the aquarium and in the wild, from
the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Project: Natural History Notes
Sea otter biology and natural history, population status, about the
Southern Sea Otter, the sea otter's role in the ecosystem, and relationship
with man, from the Otter Project.
Brief facts and observation history from the Smithsonian Institution.
Sea Otter: Enydra
An overview of the sea otter, by Jennifer Marsh, Marine Biologist. From
the Save the Whales web site.
of Northern Sea Otters in Washington
Information about Washington's sea otters, from the USGS Western Ecological
Research Center, with links to Washington Sea Otter Surveys, Behavior
and Population Biology of the Washington Sea Otter Population and Translocated
Sea Otter Populations off the Oregon and Washington Coasts from Status
and Trends of the Nation's Biological Resources.
Detailed information--size, feet, hair, color, nose, habitat, distribution
and population, food, life cycle, other names, history and more from
Otternet.com. The material presented in this site has been gleaned from
publicly available sources and contacts, with a major portion referenced
from the IUCN's (World Conservation Union's) 1990 publication "Otters:
An Action Plan for their Conservation".
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