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.


Name Sources Status
california sea lion Cyndy Parr, Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Conabio, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, images, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
California sealion Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Californian sea lion IUCN Red List Trusted
Japanese sea lion uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
Californische zeeleeuw uBio Unknown
Galápagoszeeleeuw uBio Unknown
Japanse zeeleeuw uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
Tyynenmerenhylje Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Lion de mer de Californie IUCN Red List, uBio Trusted
Lion de mer de l'Ile Farallon uBio Unknown
Lion de mer du Japon uBio Unknown
Otarie de Californie IUCN Red List Trusted


Name Sources Status
Kalifornischer Seelöwe Josefin Stiller Trusted


Name Sources Status
Otaria de Califòrnia Cédric Valmary Trusted


Name Sources Status
Lobo marino Conabio Trusted
lobo marino de California Conabio, IUCN Red List Trusted
Lobo-marino californiano Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Marino de california IUCN Red List Trusted
Zalophus californianus Unknown Trusted


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