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
bay porpoise World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
bucker World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
common porpoise Cyndy Parr, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Harbor porpoise Cyndy Parr, Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, 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
Harbour porpoise IUCN Red List, MarLIN resource, Monthly ARKive text import , World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Herring hog World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Hogfish World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Lesser grampus uBio Unknown
neesock World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
nisack (Shetlands) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Pacific harbor porpose uBio Unknown
pellock World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
porpess World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Porpoise uBio Unknown
Puffing pig World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
puffy-dunter World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
sea-hog World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
sea-pig World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Basque

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

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Toninha-comum Bruno Marino Trusted

Bulgarian

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

Catalan

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

Czech

Name Sources Status
pobřežní uBio Unknown
Svinucha pobrezni uBio Unknown
svinucha pobrezní World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
sviňucha obecná uBio Unknown

Danish

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

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Bruinvis World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Bruinvisch World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Tonyn World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Zee-vark World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Faroese

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

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Pyöriäinen Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Cochon de mer uBio Unknown
Marsouin World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
marsouin commun IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Marsouin franc uBio Unknown
phocene marsouin World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Poursille World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Braunfisch World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Kleiner Tummler World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Kleiner Tümmler uBio Unknown
Meerschwein World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Schweinswal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Greek

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

Icelandic

Name Sources Status
bruinskop World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Brunskop uBio Unknown
Handfiskar World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
hnisa World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Marsvün uBio Unknown

Irish

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

Italian

Name Sources Status
Focena Renato Agazzi, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Marsuino World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Phocoena phocoena Unknown Untrusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
nezumi iruka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nezumi-iruka Unknown, uBio Trusted

Kalaallisut

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

Korean

Name Sources Status
soe-dolgorae World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Latin

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

Latvian

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

Lithuanian

Name Sources Status
paprastoji jūrų kiaulė World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Ise Unknown, uBio Trusted
Marsvün World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nesa uBio Unknown
nesa, nise or nisa World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nisa uBio Unknown
Nise World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Tumler World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Norwegian Bokmål

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

Norwegian Nynorsk

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

Polish

Name Sources Status
morświn World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
morświn (zwyczajny) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Morświn zwyczajny World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Swinia morska World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Portuguese

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

Romanian

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

Russian

Name Sources Status
Azovka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
azovka (Black and Azov Seas) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Azovskii delfin World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
azovskii delfin (Azov Sea) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Burtuk World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Chushka uBio Unknown
chuska World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Morskaia svinia uBio Unknown
morskaya svinya World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Pykhtun uBio Unknown
pyktun World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Sapun World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Shutnik World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Svinka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Scottish Gaelic

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

Slovenian

Name Sources Status
Pristaniška rjava pliskavka World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Marsopa World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
marsopa comoen Unknown, uBio Trusted
marsopa comun uBio Unknown
Marsopa común World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
marsopa de bahia World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
marsopa de portena World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
puerco de mar World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Marsvin Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nise World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Trumblare World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Tumlare World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Turkish

Name Sources Status
bayağı musur World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
bayağı musur (balina) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Mutur World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
Морська свиня World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Фоцена звичайна World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Welsh

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

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