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