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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14 September 2021: Volume 38(4) New Paper added: Talegaonkar, R., Salaria, S., Bhargava, D.,  Jena, J.,  Rahul, S.K.,  Dhamorikar, A. and Chanchani, P. (2021). Habitat Use by the Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra Linnaeus 1758) in a Non-Protected Area of Madhya Pradesh, India
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Current Issue: Volume 38 Issue 4 In progress

High, densely vegetated bank with still water in front.  A giant otter is reared up out of the water, staring at the camera, with its mouth partly open showing the lower teeth.
Pteronura brasiliensis © Victor Utreras


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)