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
Alaska fur seal uBio Unknown
northern fur seal Leo Shapiro, Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, 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
Northern, Pribilof, or Alaska fur seal Phthiraptera Trusted
Pribilof fur seal uBio Unknown


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Noordelijke zeebeer uBio Unknown


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Beringinhylje Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


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Nördlicher Seebär Josefin Stiller Trusted


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Otaria de forradura del Nòrd Cédric Valmary Trusted


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