AnAge entry for Lontra longicaudis

Classification (HAGRID: 02630)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Lontra
Species
Lontra longicaudis
Common name
Neotropical river otter
Synonyms
Lutra longicaudis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 14.9 years old in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
57 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
7,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621914
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 71113
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