EPPO Global Database

Physeter macrocephalus(QHYSMA)

Overview
Last modification: 2010-01-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: QHYSMA
  • Preferred name: Physeter macrocephalus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Physeter catodon Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
sperm whale English
Pottwal German
cachalot French
cachalote Spanish
capodoglio Italian
potvis Dutch
cachalote Portuguese
kaskeloten Swedish
pottval Swedish
マッコウクジラ Japanese
matsukoukujira Japanese
кашалот Russian