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
Blackfish World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
blackfish (general term) uBio Unknown
Bubble World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
curiously tailed dolphin uBio Unknown
Fals killer whale Mammalia, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
False killer whale Robert Hole, Jr, Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, BibAlex LifeDesk, Conabio, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Mammalia, MarLIN resource, Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, South African Vertebrates, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Afrikaans

Name Sources Status
valsmoordvis South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Arabic

Name Sources Status
الحوت القاتل الصغير BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted

Catalan

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

Chinese

Name Sources Status
伪虎鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
黑魚 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted
黑鯃(台湾) Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
伪虎鲸 Mammalia Trusted
黑魚 Mammalia Trusted
黑鯃(台湾) Mammalia Trusted

Czech

Name Sources Status
kosatička uBio Unknown
kosatka malá uBio Unknown
kosatka černá uBio Unknown

Danish

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

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Kleine zwaardwalvis World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Kleine zwarte zwaardvis uBio Unknown
Zwarte schijnorka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Zwarte zwaardwalis uBio Unknown
zwarte zwaardwalvis World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Pikkumiekkavalas Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Faux orque uBio Unknown
faux-orque IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Orque noire uBio Unknown
Pseudorque Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Dickzachniger butzkopf uBio Unknown
Kleiner Mörder World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Kleiner Schwertwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Schwarzer Schwertwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Unechter Schwertwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Greek

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

Hebrew

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

Indonesian

Name Sources Status
paus pemangsa palsu World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
temu blaa World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Italian

Name Sources Status
Pseudorca Renato Agazzi, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Pseudorca crassidens Unknown Untrusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
kyuri-gondo World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
oiokui World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
okigondo kujira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Okikondo Unknown, uBio Trusted
shachi World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
shachi-modoki World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Korean

Name Sources Status
heuk-beom-gorae World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Lithuanian

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

Norwegian Bokmål

Name Sources Status
falsk spekkhogger World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
halvspekkhogger World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Norwegian Nynorsk

Name Sources Status
falsk spekkhoggar World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
halvspekkhoggar World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Polish

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

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Falsa orca World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
False orca uBio Unknown
galha torta World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
roaz-negro World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Chernaia kasatka uBio Unknown
Chernaia kosatka Unknown, uBio Trusted
chornaya kasatka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Malaia kasatka uBio Unknown
Malaia kosatka uBio Unknown
malaya kasatka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Косатка малая uBio Unknown
или черная косатка World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
малая World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Sinhalese

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

Slovenian

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

Spanish

Name Sources Status
delfin chato World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Falsa orca uBio Unknown
falsa orca comun World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
orca bastarda World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
orca falsa Conabio, IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Orca negra World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Orca-falsa Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Unknown, uBio Trusted

Swedish

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

Tamil

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

Thai

Name Sources Status
plawan phechakhat dam World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Turkish

Name Sources Status
yalancı katil balina World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
Косатка мала World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
мала косатка World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Welsh

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

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