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
gray shark Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Greenland shark Tracy Barbaro, FishBase, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Greenland sleeper shark NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Ground shark FishBase, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
gurry shark IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Large sleeper shark IUCN Red List Trusted
Oakettle FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Sleeper IUCN Red List Trusted
sleeper shark IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Afrikaans

Name Sources Status
Groenlandse haai FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Danish

Name Sources Status
Almindelig Havkal FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Grønlandshaj FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Havhaj Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Havkal FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ishaj Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Groenlandse haai Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ijshaai Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Faroese

Name Sources Status
Hákelling FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Holkeri FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Apocalle Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
laimargue FishBase, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Laimargue atlantique FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Laimargue du Groenland FishBase, IUCN Red List, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
lamairgue du Groenland Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Requin du Groenland FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Eishai FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Grundhai Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Gröndlandhai Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Grönlandhai FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Icelandic

Name Sources Status
Hákarl FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Inuktitut

Name Sources Status
Ekaludjuag FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Ekalugssuak FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Ekalugssûp piarâ FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Ekalugss˚p piarâ uBio Unknown
Ekalukjuak FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Eqaludjuaq FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Eqalugssuaq FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Eqalukjuag FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Eqaluksuaq FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Eqalukuak FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Eqalusuaq FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Iqalugjuaq FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Iqalujjuaq FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Iqalukuak FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Italian

Name Sources Status
Lemargo Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Squalo di Groenlandia Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Squalo di groenlandia lemargo FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Lithuanian

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

Mandarin Chinese

Name Sources Status
小头睡鲨(大西洋 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
小头睡鲨(大西洋睡鲨) uBio Unknown
小頭睡鯊(大西洋 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
小頭睡鯊(大西洋睡鯊) uBio Unknown

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Håkjerring FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Norwegian Bokmål

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

Norwegian Nynorsk

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

Polish

Name Sources Status
Rekin polarny FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Lobo Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Pailona FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Tubarao da Gronelândia FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarao de Gronelândia FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarão da Gronelândia Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarão-da-noite FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Romanian

Name Sources Status
Rechin de Groelanda Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Poljarnaja akula FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Акула пол Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Акула полярная атлантическая FishBase, Unknown, uBio Trusted
Полярная акула Unknown Trusted
акула полярная World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Slovenian

Name Sources Status
grenlandski morski pes World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Tiburãƒâ³n boreal IUCN Red List Trusted
Tiburón boreal FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tiburón de Groenlandia World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Tiburón ártico World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Tollo boreal FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tollo de Groenlandia FishBase, IUCN Red List, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Håkäring FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Turkish

Name Sources Status
Groenlandse haai FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Grönland köpek balığı World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
Акула полярна гренландська World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Welsh

Name Sources Status
morgi'r Ynys Las World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

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