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
Coalfish whale BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List, South African Vertebrates, uBio Trusted
dike whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
fish whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Flatback World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Japan finner South African Vertebrates, uBio Unknown
Lesser rorqual uBio Unknown
northern rorqual South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Pollack whale BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List, South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Rudolph's rorqual South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Rudolph’s rorqual uBio Unknown
Rudophi's rorqual BibAlex LifeDesk, IUCN Red List, uBio Trusted
Sardine whale South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Sei uBio Unknown
sei whale Robert Hole, Jr, Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, BibAlex LifeDesk, Conabio, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), 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, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Afrikaans

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

Arabic

Name Sources Status
حوت ساى BibAlex LifeDesk Trusted

Bulgarian

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

Catalan

Name Sources Status
balena del nord World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Chinese

Name Sources Status
北须鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Chinese (Simplified)

Name Sources Status
北须鲸 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Trusted

Czech

Name Sources Status
plejtvák sejval uBio Unknown
Plejtvák severny’ uBio Unknown
plejtvák severní uBio Unknown
pletvák severný World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Sejval uBio Unknown

Danish

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

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Noordische vinvisch Unknown, uBio Trusted
noordsche vinvisch uBio Unknown
Noordse vinvis World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
nordsche vinvisch World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
nordse vinvis uBio Unknown

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Seitivalas Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
baleine noire South African Vertebrates, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Baleinoptãƒâ¨re de rudolphi IUCN Red List Trusted
Baleinoptère boréal uBio Unknown
Baleinoptère de Rudolf uBio Unknown
Baleinoptère de rudolphi uBio Unknown
Rorqual borãƒâ©al IUCN Red List Trusted
rorqual boréal Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Rorqual boréal, Rorqual de Rudolphi Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Trusted
Rorqual de Rudolf uBio Unknown
Rorqual de Rudolph World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Rorqual de rudolphi IUCN Red List, uBio Trusted
Rorqual du Nord South African Vertebrates, uBio Unknown
Rorqual du Rudolph South African Vertebrates Unknown
Rorqual sei IUCN Red List, uBio Trusted

German

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

Greek

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

Hebrew

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

Icelandic

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

Italian

Name Sources Status
Balaenoptera borealis Unknown Trusted
Balenottera boreale Renato Agazzi, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Balenottero boreale uBio Unknown

Japanese

Name Sources Status
Iwashi kujira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Iwasikuzira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
kaguo kuzira World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Kaguo-kuzira uBio Unknown

Korean

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

Lithuanian

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

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Saaiwahl uBio Unknown
Seichval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Seihval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Norwegian Bokmål

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

Norwegian Nynorsk

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

Polish

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

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Baleia boreal uBio Unknown
Baleia-sei Unknown Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Ivasevyi kit World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ivasevyi polosatik World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Kiit uBio Unknown
Saidianoi kit World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Seival World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
сейвал World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Slovenian

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

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Balaenoptera borealis Unknown Trusted
Ballena boba Conabio, IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ballena boreal Conabio, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Ballena de Sei Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Ballena sei Conabio, IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Balleno boba uBio Unknown
Rorcual boreal IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Rorcual de rudolphi Conabio, IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
rorcual de Sei Conabio Trusted
Rorcual negro uBio Unknown
Rorcual norteno IUCN Red List, uBio Trusted
Rorcual norteño uBio Unknown
rorqual del norte World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
rorqual norteno World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
seihual World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Swedish

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

Thai

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

Turkish

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

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
Сайдяний кит World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Сейвал World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
івасевий кит World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Welsh

Name Sources Status
morfil asgellog sei World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

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