Sea otters commonly grow to a greater size than river otters. Sea otters, Enhydra lutris, typically grow to be about 4 feet long, with males weighing 65 pounds and females 45 pounds on average. River otters, Lontra canadensis, can reach 3 or more feet in length and weigh between 7 and 35 pounds; males are usually larger than females.
The Giant River Otter is larger than the Sea Otter, though the North American River Otter is smaller than both. Giant Sea Otters are about 6 feet long and weigh 75 pounds. Sea Otters are about 4 feet long and weigh 65 pounds. The North American River Otter is smaller. Its body is only 21.75 to 31.5 inches long with a 11.75 to 19.75 inch tail and weighs 11 to 30 pounds.
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