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
Cuttlefish NCBI Taxonomy, Paleobiology Database Trusted
cuttlefishes NCBI Taxonomy, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Dutch

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

French

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

German

Name Sources Status
Tintenfische Hans-Martin Braun Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
chocos World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
choquitos World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
jíbias World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
sepias World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

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