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
Blekksprut uBio Unknown
common octopus Leo Shapiro, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Katja Schulz, MarLIN resource, Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Gewone achtarm uBio Unknown
Gewöohnlicher Krake uBio Unknown
Krake uBio Unknown
Meritursas uBio Unknown
Octopus uBio Unknown
Ottearmet blæksprutte uBio Unknown
Pieuvre uBio Unknown
Polpo uBio Unknown
Polpo di scoglio uBio Unknown
polvo uBio Unknown
Pulpo uBio Unknown
Pulpo común uBio Unknown
scuttle Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Albanian

Name Sources Status
likurishtja Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
oktapodi i zakonshëm Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
tetëkëmbëshi Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Catalan

Name Sources Status
Pop roquer Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
pop ver Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Czech

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

Danish

Name Sources Status
almindelig ottearmet blæksprutte Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Dutch

Name Sources Status
achtarm Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Gewone achtarm Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
gewoone octopus World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
kraak World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Finnish

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

French

Name Sources Status
Pieuvre Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
poulpe Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
poulpe commun Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
poulpe de roche Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Galician

Name Sources Status
polvo Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
gemeiner Krake Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
gewöhnlicher krake Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Krake Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Greek

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

Hausa

Name Sources Status
azeiz uBio Unknown

Italian

Name Sources Status
polpo comune World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
Polpo di scoglio Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
ma-dako tako Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Polish

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

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
polvo comum World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted
polvo-vulgar Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
obiknovenniy osminog Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
obiknovenniy shprot Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Pulpo Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Pulpo común Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
pulpo de roca Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Swedish

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

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