Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.

English

Name Sources Status
Antarctic minke whale Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
ordinary minke whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
ordinary minke whale (in Southern Ocean) uBio Unknown

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
antarktisk vagehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
baleia minke austral World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
baleia-minke-antarctica World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

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