Common names: Occurence: questionable Salinity: marine Abundance: | Ref: Importance: | Ref: Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref: Regulations: no regulations | Ref: Uses: no uses Comments: Reported as Lutrogale perspicillata perspicillata in the Malay Peninsula (Ref. 1522). Questionable occurrence in the Philippines; still needs further validation (Ref. 91365). National Checklist: Country Information:https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html National Fisheries Authority: Occurences:OccurencePoint map Main Ref:Rice, D.W., 1998 National Database:
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Lutrogale perspicillata maxwelli: Tigris-Euphrates valley in Iraq; Lutrogale perspicillata sindica: Indus valley of Pakistan; Lutrogale perspicillata perspicillata: India, Yunnan, Indochina and the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Bangka, northeast Borneo, western Java (Ref. 1522). Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Also found in brackish waters, in mangroves. Forages in groups. Mainly a specialized piscivore (Ref. 115116).