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 shark Jeff Holmes, Anage Data, FishBase, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, Paleobiology Database, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Man eater Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Man-eater FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Man-eater shark FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, uBio Trusted
Maneater FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Maneater shark Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Mango-taniwha FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Mango-ururoa FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Shark FishBase, STRI Neotropical Fishes, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
White death FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
White pointer FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
White shark FishBase, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, uBio Trusted

Afrikaans

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

Albanian

Name Sources Status
Peshkagen njeringrenes FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Peshkaqen njeringrenes FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
peshkaqen njeringrënës Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted

Arabic

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

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Tubarão-branco Marcelo Carrion Trusted

Catalan

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

Chinese

Name Sources Status
噬人鲨 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Croatian

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

Czech

Name Sources Status
Žralok bílý veliký uBio Unknown
Žralok bílý veliký Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Danish

Name Sources Status
Blå haj Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Hvid Haj FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Menneskehaj Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Stor hvid haj FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Store hvide haj Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Mensen haai Unknown, uBio Trusted
Mensenhaai Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Witte haai Rob de Ruiter, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Wittehaai uBio Unknown

Finnish

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

French

Name Sources Status
Carcharodonte Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Grand requin blanc FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Grand-requin blanc Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Trusted
Mangeur d'hommes FishBase Trusted
Mangeur d'hommes Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Requin Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Requin blanc FishBase, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Requin mangeur d'homme Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Menschenhai FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Weißer Hai uBio Unknown
Weißhai Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Greek

Name Sources Status
Sbrillias uBio Unknown
Skylópsaro sbríllios uBio Unknown
Smprilios uBio Unknown
Καρχαρίας uBio Unknown
Λάμια uBio Unknown
Σκυλόψαρο uBio Unknown
Σμπρίλιος uBio Unknown

Hawaiian

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

Hebrew

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

Hungarian

Name Sources Status
Nagy fehércápa Ágoston Deák Trusted

Italian

Name Sources Status
Canesca FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Canusu FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Carcharodon carcharias Unknown Trusted
Damiano FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Mangia alici FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Manzo de mar FishBase, uBio Trusted
Pesce hane FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Pescecane FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Pesci can FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Pesse can FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Pisci bistinu FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Pisci cani FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Squalo bianco FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tunnu palamitu di funnu FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
Hohojirozame FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
ホホジロザメ Unknown Trusted

Korean

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

Malagasy

Name Sources Status
Akiofotsy FishBase Trusted
Farao FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Masiake FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted

Maltese

Name Sources Status
Huta tax-Xmara FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Kelb Abjad FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Kelb il - bahar Abjad FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Kelb il-bahar FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Silfjun FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Mandarin Chinese

Name Sources Status
噬人鯊 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
噬人鲨 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
大白鯊 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
大白鲨 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
食人鮫 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
食人鲛 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Norwegian

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

Polish

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

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Alequim FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Anequim FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Anequin FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Cação-anequim Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Cação-anequin Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Iperu FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
tubarao de sao tomé Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
tubarão uBio Unknown
Tubarão branco Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarão de São Tome Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarão de São Tomé Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarão-anequim Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarão-branco Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tubarão-come-homens Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Tubarão-de-São-Tomé Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Romanian

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

Russian

Name Sources Status
Geldevaja akula FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Большая белая акула Unknown Trusted

Serbian

Name Sources Status
bela ajkula FishBase, uBio Trusted
Pas liudožder Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Pas modrulj FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
velika bela ajkula FishBase, uBio Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Africano FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Devorador de hombres FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Jaquentón blanco Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Jaqueton blanco FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
jaquetón Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Jaquetón blanco Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Jaquetón de ley Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Marrajo FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tiburón antropófago Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Tiburón blanco Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Stor vit haj Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Vithaj FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Tagalog

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

Turkish

Name Sources Status
Canavar baligi FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Canavar balığı uBio Unknown
Harharias baligi FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Harharias balığı uBio Unknown
Karkarias FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Karkarias baligi FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Karkarias balığı uBio Unknown

Vietnamese

Name Sources Status
Cá Mập trắng FishBase Trusted
Cá M?p tr?ng Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Cá Mập trắng uBio Unknown

Wolof

Name Sources Status
Ndiagadar FishBase Trusted

繁體中文

Name Sources Status
食人鯊 The Fish Database of Taiwan Trusted

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