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
great white sharks World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Mackerel shark Paleobiology Database Trusted
mackerel sharks Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Leo Shapiro, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Mackerel sharks, white sharks uBio Trusted
mako-sharks World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
man-eater sharks World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
man-eating sharks World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
porbeagles Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
white sharks Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
White, Mako, and Salmon Sharks Leo Shapiro Trusted

Chinese

Name Sources Status
鲭鲨科 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Makreelhaai uBio Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Sillihait Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Lamie World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Lamnidae Unknown Trusted
requin-bleu World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
requins taupe World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
requins-taupes Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
Taupe World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Heringshai World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Makrelenhaie uBio Trusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
nezumizame-ka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Norwegian Bokmål

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

Norwegian Nynorsk

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

Portuguese

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

Romanian

Name Sources Status
akuly sel devye World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
sel devye akuly World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Сельдевые акулы uBio Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
jaquetones Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
marrajos World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Swedish

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

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