Hydrictis maculicollis (Lichtenstein, 1835)
Spot-necked otter
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Family:  Mustelidae (mustelids)
Max. size: 
Environment:  pelagic; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic, Africa-Inland Water and Western Indian Ocean: Hydrictis maculicollis matschiei: Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon; Hydrictis maculicollis nilotica: Southern Sudan, Ethiopia; Hydrictis maculicollis chobiensis: Congo River, Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe; Hydrictis maculicollis kivuana: Eastern Congo, Uganda, southwest Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and northwest Tanzania; Hydrictis maculicollis maculicollis: southern Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, south to Cape Province.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:  Reported as Hydrictis maculicollis maculicollis.

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 22.10.08

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