IUCN/SSC Otter Specialist Group Bulletin

©IUCN/SSC Otter Specialist Group
Edited By: Dr Arno Gutleb
Online ISSN:1023-9030

The IUCN OSG Bulletin is the scientific journal of the IUCN/SSC Otter Specialist Group.

We publish peer-reviewed manuscripts containing information from original research that contributes to understanding of any aspect of the biology of the 13 otter species. Topics include investigations into physiology, ecology, conservation, status, diet, behaviour and can cover observations from the wild or animals in captivity.

The IUCN OSG Bulletin is indexed by: Scopus, Google Scholar, Scimago and EBSCO

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19 July 2021: Volume 38(3) New Paper added: Barbosa, P.M.L., Esteves, P.S., Santos, A.L. and Carvalho Junior, O. (2021). Vascularization of the Aortic Arch in Neotropical Otter (Lontra longicaudis, Olfers 1818).
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3 February 2021: Volume36A (Proceedings of the 14th Otter Congress) new paper added: Li, F., Luo, F. and Chan, B.P.L. (2019). Notes on Distribution, Status and Ecology of Asian Small-Clawed Otter (Aonyx cinereus) in Diaoluoshan National Nature Reserve, Hainan Island, China .
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Current Issue: Volume 38 Issue 3 Completed

Rocky edge of water in shade under trees.  Otter is sideways on to the camera, facing left, with a piece of fish in its front paws.  The shade dapples its coat.
Lutra lutra © Henry Krüger


Volume 32 Issue B (2015)
A Bibliography On The North American River Otter Lontra canadensis
A rock surrounded by rippling water. On the rock, a North American River Otter is holding a fish down with one paw while facing right with its mouth open; a second otter is climbing on top of it, and holding its left ear in its mouth
Lontra canadensis - ©Nesime Askin (OERS)