Genus: Otters (Lontra)

Information About

Otters

Quick Facts
Latin

Lontra

Otters in Detail.
About

Alaska is home to both sea otters and river otters. However the Lontra genus is strictly river otters. If you're interested in sea otters you need to look in the Enhydra genus. The two are both members of the weasel family.

As there is only one species of river otters (Lontra) living in Alaska please check the page on North American River Otterspage for more details of Lontra in Alaska.

Gallery

Pictures of Otters.