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
black right whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
North Atlantic right whale Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted
North pacific right whale Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Conabio, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Leo Shapiro, NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
northwest whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
northwest whale (historical) uBio Trusted
Pacific right whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Catalan

Name Sources Status
Balena franca del Pacífic Eduard Solà Trusted

Chinese

Name Sources Status
比斯开鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
瘤头鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
直背鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
脊美鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
露脊鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
黑真鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
黑露脊鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
比斯开鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted
瘤头鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted
直背鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted
脊美鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted
露脊鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted
黑真鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted
黑露脊鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted

Dutch

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

French

Name Sources Status
Baleine de Biscaye Conabio Trusted
baleine du Japon World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Baleine japonaise World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Georgian

Name Sources Status
guliogadokh World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Kuliomokh World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Japanwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nordwestwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Nordweswal uBio Trusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
ko kujira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Sebi kujira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
semi kujira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Korean

Name Sources Status
bubgang-ginsuyeom-gorae World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Nastoiashchii kit World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
yaponskii kit World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Ballena franca del norte Conabio Trusted

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