Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
Geographic range (area)
Additional detail 11,887,021.15 km^2 PanTHERIA  
  • Longitude
    Longitude is a geographic position that refers to the angle east or west of a reference meridian between the two geographical poles to another meridian that passes through an arbitrary point.
    http://semanticscience.org/resource/SIO_000318
Longitude median
Additional detail -110 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail -168 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail -52.6 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Latitude min
Additional detail 24.94 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail 47.6 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 70.25 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude max
Additional detail 44.85 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 44.85 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 47.27 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 48.76 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude max
Additional detail -122 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -125 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -65.4 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail -65.4 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 68.31 cm adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 135.94 g newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 8.09 kg adult PanTHERIA  
Teat number average
Additional detail 4 PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 140 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 1.51 kg weanling AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 9.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
Habitat
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • Freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Precipitation in geographic range mean
Additional detail 55.55 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Trophic level
Additional detail Carnivore
  • Carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail American Alligator GloBI  
Additional detail American Crocodile GloBI  
Additional detail Amphibians GloBI  
Additional detail Arthropods GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Black Bear GloBI  
Additional detail Bobcat GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail California Gull GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Coyote GloBI  
Additional detail Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Dog GloBI  
Additional detail Insects GloBI  
Additional detail Mammals GloBI  
Additional detail Mottled Duck GloBI  
Additional detail Painted Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Sandpiper GloBI  
Additional detail Storks and Allies GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail American Alligator GloBI  
Additional detail Amphibians GloBI  
Additional detail Arthropods GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail California Gull GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Insects GloBI  
Additional detail Macroalgae GloBI  
Additional detail Mammals GloBI  
Additional detail Mottled Duck GloBI  
Additional detail Painted Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Sandpiper GloBI  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 2 PanTHERIA  
Temperature in geographic range mean
Additional detail 1.06 degrees Celsius PanTHERIA  
  • Actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range
    Monthly AET (Actual Evapotranspiration Rate) within the geographic range of a taxon. Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land surface to atmosphere.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/AETinRange
Actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
Additional detail 431.41 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
  • Potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range
    Monthly PET (Potential Evapotranspiration Rate) within the geographic range of a taxon. Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land surface to atmosphere. Potential evapotranspiration (PET) is a representation of the environmental demand for evapotranspiration and represents the evapotranspiration rate of a short green crop, completely shading the ground, of uniform height and with adequate water status in the soil profile. It is a reflection of the energy available to evaporate water, and of the wind available to transport the water vapour from the ground up into the lower atmosphere.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PETinRange
Potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
Additional detail 524.75 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail American Alligator GloBI  
Additional detail American Beaver GloBI  
Additional detail Black Sandshell GloBI  
Additional detail Bobcat GloBI  
Additional detail California Gull GloBI  
Additional detail Catspaw GloBI  
Additional detail Clubshell GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Coyote GloBI  
Additional detail Creek Heelsplitter GloBI  
Additional detail Creeper GloBI  
Additional detail Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Cylindrical Papershell GloBI  
Additional detail Deertoe GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Elliptio GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Pondmussel GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Elktoe GloBI  
Additional detail Ellipse GloBI  
Additional detail False Map Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Fatmucket GloBI  
Additional detail Fawnsfoot GloBI  
Additional detail Florida Softshell Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Flutedshell GloBI  
Additional detail Fragile Papershell GloBI  
Additional detail Giant Floater GloBI  
Additional detail Harlequin Duck GloBI  
Additional detail Hickorynut GloBI  
Additional detail Kidneyshell GloBI  
Additional detail Lake Floater GloBI  
Additional detail Lilliput GloBI  
Additional detail Mapleleaf GloBI  
Additional detail Mottled Duck GloBI  
Additional detail Mucket GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Clearwater Crayfish GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Leopard Frog GloBI  
Additional detail Northern River Otter GloBI  
Additional detail Northern River Otter GloBI  
Additional detail Pacific Pond Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Painted Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Paper Pondshell GloBI  
Additional detail Pimpleback GloBI  
Additional detail Pink Heelsplitter GloBI  
Additional detail Pink Papershell GloBI  
Additional detail Plain Pocketbook GloBI  
Additional detail Plain-bellied Water Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Purple Lilliput GloBI  
Additional detail Purple Wartyback GloBI  
Additional detail Queen Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Rainbow Mussel GloBI  
Additional detail Rainbow Trout GloBI  
Additional detail Rayed Bean GloBI  
Additional detail Round Hickorynut GloBI  
Additional detail Round Pigtoe GloBI  
Additional detail Salamander Mussel GloBI  
Additional detail Scaleshell GloBI  
Additional detail Slippershell Mussel GloBI  
Additional detail Snuffbox GloBI  
Additional detail Spike GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Sandpiper GloBI  
Additional detail Striped Crayfish Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Threehorn Wartyback GloBI  
Additional detail Threeridge GloBI  
Additional detail Trumpeter Swan GloBI  
Additional detail Tubercled Blossom GloBI  
Additional detail Tundra Swan GloBI  
Additional detail Wabash Pigtoe GloBI  
Additional detail Wavyrayed Lampmussel GloBI  
Additional detail White Heelsplitter GloBI  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail American Alligator GloBI  
Additional detail Bobcat GloBI  
Additional detail Coyote GloBI  
Additional detail Diurnal Birds of Prey GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
Home range average
Additional detail 14.18 km^2 PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 16.95 km^2 PanTHERIA  
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 2.5 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 2.67 individuals PanTHERIA  
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
  • Nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    An organism that is nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/activityCycleOther
PanTHERIA  
Age at first birth average
Additional detail 2.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Dispersal age average
Additional detail 225 days PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 58.4 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval average
Additional detail 1.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Litters per year
Additional detail 0.9 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 1.1 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 27 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 25.0 years PanTHERIA  
Age at eye opening average
Additional detail 33.12 days PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility average
Additional detail 2.0 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 2.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 2.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Terrestriality
Additional detail fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
  • Fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
    An organism that spends most of its time on the ground or underground.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/groundDwelling
PanTHERIA  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 121.66 days PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 122 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 62 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 4.9 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 1.8 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
  • Body temperature
    The degree of heat in the body of a living organism, temperature is measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, expressed in terms of units or degrees designated on a standard scale.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CSP/2871-4249
Body temperature
Additional detail 38.4 degrees Celsius AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Animal population density average
Additional detail 1.12 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density mean
Additional detail 19.38 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density change mean
Additional detail 0.05 PanTHERIA  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
Not invasive in
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  

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