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Lutra lutra (Common Otter) is a species of mammals in the family Mustelidae. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to the Palearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals are known to live for 264 months and can grow to 687.9400000000001 mm. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. They rely on running to move around.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of common otter. View this species on GBIF