Plant and Animal Names - Marine Animals and Plants

Click on the picture or name for more information on each item.

Click on the first sound file in the right hand column of the table hear all of the Nyungar words, one after the other.

Stingray

click to play sound Bamba, kon bilya, poinjinon

Bream

click to play sound Barndee, kuttern, dowen

Trumpeter

click to play sound Deree

Whiting

click to play sound Dutark, murdo

Snapper

click to play sound Ejarup, yollee ombula, kodger cuttuck, goojeet, yajarrup, dejarrup

Parrotfish

click to play sound Gilbitch

Humpback Whale

click to play sound Goonga goombar, mamang, booga bidern, bugal-el-ngor

Mullet

click to play sound Kalkarda, ngamiler, merderung (kalda, kalgarda, ngamiler)

WA Dhufish

click to play sound Kardang gurrung, dubitch

Crayfish or Western Rock Lobster

click to play sound Woodurnung goonook