Aonyx cinerea   (Illiger, 1815)

Oriental small-clawed otter
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Mustelidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Aonyx cinerea concolor: northern India, Yunnan, and Myanmar; Aonyx cinerea cinerea: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Kepulauan Riau, Kepulauan Lingga, Sumatra, Java, Karimunjawa, Borneo, Pulau Laut, Palawan; Aonyx cinerea nirnai: southern India (Ref. 1522).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits mangroves, rivers and floodplains. Nocturnal and crepuscular; found singly or in groups of up to fifteen individuals. Feeds on a variety of prey including crabs, fish, snakes, and insects; although mudflat crabs is a year-round staple in their diet (Ref. 79550). Inhabits mangroves, rivers and floodplains. Nocturnal and crepuscular; found singly or in groups of up to fifteen individuals. Feeds on a variety of prey including crabs, fish, snakes, and insects; although mudflat crabs is a year-round staple in their diet (Ref. 79550).

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Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2acde); Date assessed: 01 June 2014

CITES status (Ref. 108899)


CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown