Common names of Rhincodon typus
n = 122
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Common Name Used in Language Type Official Trade Name
鯨鯊 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
鲸鲛 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
鲸鲨 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
鯨鮫 Taiwan Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
大憨沙 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
豆腐沙 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
മകര സ്റാവ് India Malayalam Vernacular No
고래상어 Korea (South) Korean Vernacular No
அமீனீ உளுவை India Tamil Vernacular No
அமினி வுளுவை India Tamil Vernacular No
акула китовая Russia Russian Vernacular No
कारांज India Marathi Vernacular No
बीहिरि India Marathi Vernacular No
புள்ளி ஊடாம்பு India Tamil Vernacular No
പുള്ളി ഉടുന്വു India Malayalam Vernacular No
புள்ளீ உடும்பன் சுரா India Tamil Vernacular No
புள்ளீ உடும்பு  India Tamil Vernacular No
உஸ்மான் சுராவு India Tamil Vernacular No
തിമിംഗല സ്റാവ് India Malayalam Vernacular No
दियोमुशी India Marathi Vernacular No
தீமீஙகல் சுரா India Tamil Vernacular No
திமிங்கல சுரா India Tamil Vernacular No
புள்ளியுடும்பன் சுராவு India Tamil Vernacular No
മകരസ്രാവ്  India Malayalam Vernacular No
വ്യബിടു  India Malayalam Vernacular No
௨ஸ்மான் சுரா India Tamil Vernacular No
Amini-uluvai India Tamil Vernacular No
Bagea ni oka Solomon Is. Gela Vernacular No
Bahiri India Marathi Vernacular No
Basking shark UK English Vernacular No
Battan Jordan Arabic Vernacular No
Behiri India Marathi Vernacular No
Betut Papua New Guinea Misima-Paneati Vernacular No
Botanding Philippines Bikol Vernacular No
Butanding Philippines Bikol Vernacular No
Cá Nhám voi Viet Nam Vietnamese Vernacular No
Chagrin France French Vernacular No
Chagrin Seychelles French vernacular No
Chanaz Oman Arabic Vernacular No
Chlarm Cambodia Khmer Vernacular No
Dakuwaqa Fiji Fijian Vernacular No
Dámero Cuba Spanish Vernacular No
Deomushi India Marathi Vernacular No
Faime Tokelau Tokelauan Vernacular No
Fehurihi Maldives Maldivian Vernacular No
Fevurehi India Maldivian Vernacular No
Hiu paus Indonesia Bahasa Indonesia Vernacular No
Hiu paus Indonesia Malay Vernacular No
Hvalhaj Denmark Danish Vernacular No
Isdang tuku Philippines Tagalog Vernacular No
Jinbeizame Japan Japanese Vernacular No
Kappo suar Malaysia Malay Vernacular No
Karanj India Marathi Vernacular No
Ma'o tohora Tahiti Tahitian Vernacular No
Makara-sravu India Malayalam Vernacular No
Mohr Pakistan Urdu Vernacular No
Pez dama Cuba Spanish Vernacular No
Pez dama Spain Spanish Vernacular No
Pintado Azores Is. Portuguese Vernacular No
Pintadona Cape Verde Creole, Portuguese Vernacular No
Pulli udoombu India Malayalam Vernacular No
Pulli udoombu India Tamil Vernacular No
Pulli-udumban-sravu India Tamil Vernacular No
Punki suar Malaysia Malay Vernacular No
Rauhhai Germany German Vernacular No
Rekin wielorybi Poland Polish Vernacular No
Requin baleine Canada French AFS No
Requin baleine France French FAO No
Requin baleine French Polynesia French Vernacular No
Requin baleine Mauritius French Vernacular No
Requin-baleine France French FAO old No
Sigoita lovalova Papua New Guinea Misima-Paneati Vernacular No
Tawiki Philippines Visayan Vernacular No
Thimingal sura India Tamil Vernacular No
Thimingala sura India Malayalam Vernacular No
Thimingila sora India Telugu Vernacular No
Tiburón ballena Colombia Spanish Vernacular No
Tiburon ballena Cuba Spanish Vernacular No
Tiburón ballena Ecuador Spanish Vernacular No
Tiburón ballena Galapagos Is. Spanish Vernacular No
Tiburón ballena Mexico Spanish AFS No
Tiburón ballena Peru Spanish Vernacular No
Tiburón ballena Puerto Rico Spanish Vernacular No
Tiburón ballena Spain Spanish FAO No
Tofu sa Taiwan English Vernacular No
Tofu shark Taiwan English Vernacular No
Tubarão baleia Azores Is. Portuguese Vernacular No
Tubarão-baleia Brazil Portuguese Vernacular No
Tubarão-baleia Cape Verde Creole, Portuguese Vernacular No
Tubarão-baleia Cape Verde Portuguese Vernacular No
Tubarão-baleia Portugal Portuguese Vernacular No
Tuki-tuki Philippines Visayan Vernacular No
Tuko Philippines Tagalog Vernacular No
Usman-sravu India Tamil Vernacular No
Vaame Kenya Swahili Vernacular No
Valhaj Sweden Swedish Vernacular No
Vybedu India Malayalam Vernacular No
Walhai Germany German Vernacular No
Walvishaai Netherlands Dutch Vernacular No
Walvishaai South Africa Afrikaans Vernacular No
Whale shark Australia English Vernacular No
Whale shark Solomon Is. English Vernacular No
Whale shark Easter I. English Vernacular No
Whale shark Cuba English Vernacular No
Whale shark India English Vernacular No
Whale shark Malaysia English Vernacular No
Whale shark Maldives English Vernacular No
Whale shark New Zealand English Vernacular No
Whale shark Micronesia English Vernacular No
Whale shark Papua New Guinea English Vernacular No
Whale shark Azores Is. English Vernacular No
Whale shark Puerto Rico English Vernacular No
Whale shark Sierra Leone English Vernacular No
Whale shark South Africa English Vernacular No
Whale shark UK English FAO No
Whale shark USA English AFS No
Whaleshark Papua New Guinea English Vernacular No
Whaleshark Philippines English Vernacular No
Yaak Cambodia Khmer Vernacular No
Yu cicak Malaysia Malay Vernacular No
Yu katak Malaysia Malay Vernacular No
Yu paus Malaysia Malay Vernacular No
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