A review of otters (Carnivora: Mustelidae: Lutrinae) in Malaysia and Singapore

@article{Sivasothi2004ARO,
  title={A review of otters (Carnivora: Mustelidae: Lutrinae) in Malaysia and Singapore},
  author={N. Sivasothi and Burhanuddin Hj. Md. Nor},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={285},
  pages={151-170}
}
Four species of otters have been recorded from Malaysia and Singapore in the past: Lutra lutra (Common or Eurasian Otter), Lutra sumatrana (Hairy-nosed Otter), Lutrogale perspicillata (Smooth Otter) and Amblonyx cinereus (Oriental Small-clawed Otter). All four are listed in the Threatened Species Categories of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals: L. lutra is designated ‘Vulnerable’ and the status of the other three Asian species are ‘Insufficiently Known’ due to lack of information. From a… 

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