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
Coelacanth FishBase Trusted
king of the sea NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Menado coelacanth NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Sulawesi coelacanth FishBase, IUCN Red List, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted


Name Sources Status
Latimérie celebeská Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted


Name Sources Status
Indonesisk blå fisk Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted


Name Sources Status
Sundanlatimeria Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Manado-Quastenflosser FishBase Trusted


Name Sources Status
Raja laut FishBase, uBio Trusted


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