Otter

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Otter
Fischotter, Lutra Lutra.JPG
Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra)
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Lutrinae
Bonaparte, 1838
Genera

Aonyx
Enhydra
Hydrictis
Lontra
Lutra
Lutrogale
Pteronura
Algarolutra
Cyrnaonyx
Megalenhydris
Sardolutra

An otter is ony o 13 livin species o semiaquatic (or in the case o the sea otter, aquatic) mammals that feed on fish an shellfish, an also ither invertebrates, amphibians, birds an smaa mammals.

The otter subfaimily Lutrinae fairms pairt o the faimily Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, badgers, wolverines, an polecats.