Asian Small-clawed otters: nutrition and dietary husbandry

To sustain a captive population of Asian small-clawed otters, the nutritional needs of the species must be met. Developing appropriate dietary guidelines requires consideration of (1) feeding ecology, (2) target dietary nutrient values, (3) food items available to zoos, and (4) information on diets offered by institutions successfully maintaining and breeding them. This paper will address these nutritional issues in...

Asian Small-Clawed Otter Husbandry Manual

To sustain a captive population of Asian small-clawed otters, the nutritional needs of the species must be met. Developing appropriate dietary guidelines requires consideration of: (1) feeding ecology, (2) target dietary nutrient values, (3) food items available to zoos, and (4) information collected from diets offered by institutions successfully maintaining/breeding Asian small-clawed otters. This chapter will address these nutritional issues...