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
Bagwhale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Bay whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
beaked rorqual World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Common minke whale Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NatureServe resource, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Davidson's whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
dwarf minke whale IUCN Red List, Undersea Production test 2, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
dwarf minke whale (in Southern Hemisphere) uBio Unknown
Least rorqual World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Lesser finback World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
lesser piked whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Lesser rorqual IUCN Red List, NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted
little finner World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Little piked whale IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
minke whale C. Michael Hogan, Anage Data, Conabio, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), MarLIN resource, NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Undersea Production test 2, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Minkie's whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Northern hemisphere minke whale Monthly ARKive text import , uBio Trusted
northern minke whale Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Piked whale uBio Unknown
Pikehead whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Pikeheaded whale uBio Unknown
Pikewhale uBio Unknown
rorqual aliblanco World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Sharp headed finner whale uBio Unknown
Sharp-headed finner whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Sprat whale uBio Unknown
Summer whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Afrikaans

Name Sources Status
minke-walvis World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Catalan

Name Sources Status
rorqual d'aleta blanca World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Chinese

Name Sources Status
小鰛鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
小鰛鲸 Mammalia Trusted

Czech

Name Sources Status
mink uBio Unknown
Minke uBio Unknown
plejtvák malý uBio Unknown
plejtvák ostronosý uBio Unknown
Plejtvák stikovity uBio Unknown
plejtvák stikovitý World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
štikohlavý uBio Unknown
štikovitý uBio Unknown

Danish

Name Sources Status
lille Rorhval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
sildepisker World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Sildeskiper uBio Unknown
Vågehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Dvergvinvis uBio Unknown
Dvergvinvisch uBio Unknown
dwergfinvisch World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Dwergvinvis World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Lahtivalas Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
baleine d'été World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Baleine d’ete uBio Unknown
Baleine á bec uBio Unknown
Baleinoptãƒâ¨re ãƒâ museau pointu IUCN Red List Trusted
Baleinoptère à museau pointu uBio Unknown
balenoptere a bec aigu World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
petit rorqual IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
rorqual mineur World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Rorqual à museau pointu World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Rorqual à rostre World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Spitzkopf-Finnfisch World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Zwergwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Greek

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

Hebrew

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

Icelandic

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

Italian

Name Sources Status
Balena minore uBio Unknown
Balenottera minore World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Balenottera rostrata Renato Agazzi, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
Cupocaru uBio Unknown
Koiwashi kujira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
kupokaru World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Minku World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Kalaallisut

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

Korean

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

Lithuanian

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

Malagasy

Name Sources Status
trozona maran-doha World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Minkehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Minkies hval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Rebbehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
vaage-Qval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Vaagehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Vaaghval uBio Unknown
Vagehval uBio Unknown
Vågehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Norwegian Bokmål

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

Norwegian Nynorsk

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

Polish

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

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Baleia anã uBio Unknown
baleia minke World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
baleia-minke-ana World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Karlikovyi polosatik World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
malyi polosatika World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Malyi Polosatika kit uBio Unknown
Minke World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ostrogolovyi polosatik World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ostromordyi polosatik World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Zalivov World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
или остроголовый полосатик World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
малый полосатик World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Slovenian

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

Spanish

Name Sources Status
ballena emana uBio Unknown
Ballena enana World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ballena menor Conabio, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ballena minke Conabio, IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ballenato uBio Unknown
Rorcual aliblanco Conabio, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
rorcual de Minke World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
rorcual enano World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Rorcual menor IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
rorcual minke Conabio Trusted
rorcual picudo World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
rorqual de aleta blanca World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
rorqual pequeño World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Spetsnäbbad finnfisk World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Vikarehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Vikval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Vinkhval uBio Unknown
vinkval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Thai

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

Turkish

Name Sources Status
bayağı minke balinası World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Ukrainian

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

Welsh

Name Sources Status
morfil minke World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
morfil pigfain World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

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