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
Atlantic right whale uBio Unknown
Ballena franca uBio Unknown
Biscayan right whale World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
black right whale IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
nordatlantische Glattwal uBio Unknown
Nordcaper World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
North Atlantic right whale Catherine Sutera, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
North Cape whale uBio Unknown
northern right whale Anage Data, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), MarLIN resource, NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Right whale IUCN Red List, uBio Trusted
southern right whale uBio Unknown

Bashkir

Name Sources Status
sardaco-baleac uBio Unknown

Basque

Name Sources Status
Sardac-baleac uBio Unknown
sardaco-baleac World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Bulgarian

Name Sources Status
Yuzhen kit World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Южен кит World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Catalan

Name Sources Status
balena basca World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Balena franca comuna Eduard Solà Trusted

Czech

Name Sources Status
Veloryba biskejka uBio Unknown
veloryba biskeyská World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
velryba severozápadní uBio Unknown
velryba černá World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Danish

Name Sources Status
Biscayrhval Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Noordkaper World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nordhval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nordkaper World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Svarthval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Sydlig rethval uBio Unknown

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Australische walvis uBio Unknown
Noordische vinvisch Unknown, uBio Trusted
Noordkaper World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Noordkapers uBio Unknown
Zuidkaper uBio Unknown

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Mustavalas Kari Pihlaviita Trusted
Pohjanmustavalas Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Baleine d'Islande World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Baleine de Biscaye IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Baleine des Basques IUCN Red List, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Baleine franche australe uBio Unknown
baleine franche de Biscaye World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Baleine franche noire World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
baleine noire Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Sarde World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Atlantischer Nordkaper World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Biskayerwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Eiswalfisch World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
nordatlantische Glattwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nordatlantischer Glattwal World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Nordkaper Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Südlicher Glattwal uBio Unknown

Greek

Name Sources Status
Νότια σωστή φάλαινα World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Icelandic

Name Sources Status
hafurkitti World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Sletbag uBio Unknown
sljettbakur World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Italian

Name Sources Status
Balena antartica uBio Unknown
balena dei Baschi World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Balena franca World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Balena franca nordatlantica World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Balena nera World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Lithuanian

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

Norwegian

Name Sources Status
Id Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Liljehval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nordhval World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nordkaper World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
nordkarper World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Sildual World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Norwegian Bokmål

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

Norwegian Nynorsk

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

Polish

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

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Baleia franca uBio Unknown
Baleia franca austral uBio Unknown
Baleia franca negra World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
biskai kit World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Iuzhnyi kit Unknown, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Nastoiashchii Altanticheskii kit uBio Unknown
nastoiashchii Atlanticheskii kit World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
кит южный World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Slovenian

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

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Ballena IUCN Red List Trusted
Ballena antártica uBio Unknown
ballena con bonete World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Ballena de los vascos World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Ballena franca Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Ballena franca del norte IUCN Red List Trusted
Ballena vasca World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
ballena vizcaya World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Ballenga IUCN Red List Trusted
Vallena World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Ishafs hvalfisk World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
nordcapere World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Turkish

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

Ukrainian

Name Sources Status
Кит південний World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Південний кит World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Welsh

Name Sources Status
morfil y Basgiaid World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

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