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
cetaceans Deniz Martinez, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
dolphins Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
dolphins, porpoises, and whales Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, uBio Trusted
marine mammals Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
porpoises Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
whale NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
whales Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted
whales & dolphins NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
whales, dolphins, and porpoises Cyndy Parr, NCBI Taxonomy, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Cetáceos Marcelo Carrion Trusted

Bulgarian

Name Sources Status
Китоподобни uBio Unknown

Croatian

Name Sources Status
Kitovi uBio Unknown

Czech

Name Sources Status
Kytovci uBio Unknown

Danish

Name Sources Status
Hvaler uBio Unknown

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Walvisachtigen uBio Unknown
walvissen World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Valaat uBio Unknown

French

Name Sources Status
baleines Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
Cetacea Unknown Trusted
Cétacé Unknown, uBio Trusted
cétacés Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
dauphins Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
mammfères marins Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
marsouins Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted

German

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

Greek

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

Hebrew

Name Sources Status
ליויתנאים uBio Unknown

Hungarian

Name Sources Status
Cetek uBio Unknown

Italian

Name Sources Status
Cetacea Unknown Trusted
Cetacei World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
クジラ目 uBio Unknown

Limburgish

Name Sources Status
Walvèsachtege uBio Unknown

Lithuanian

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

Malay

Name Sources Status
Ikan paus uBio Unknown

Norwegian

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

Norwegian Bokmål

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

Norwegian Nynorsk

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

Occitan

Name Sources Status
Cetacèus Cédric Valmary Trusted

Polish

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

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
baleia Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
cetáceo Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
Cetáceos Unknown Trusted
golfinho Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Китообразные uBio Unknown
ктообразные World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Serbian

Name Sources Status
Плави кит uBio Unknown

Slovenian

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

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Cetáceos uBio Unknown

Swedish

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

Turkish

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

Ukrainian

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

Welsh

Name Sources Status
Morfil uBio Unknown

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