Tench

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Tench
Tinca tinca Prague Vltava 2.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Tincinae
Genus: Tinca
Garsault, 1764[2]
Species:
T. tinca
Binomial name
Tinca tinca
Synonyms

The tench (Tinca tinca) is a species of fish. It is the only species in the genus Tinca. It is also the type species of the subfamily Tincinae.

The fossil species in the genus are Tinca hyprus, Tinca scorpacciata, Tinca parkius, Tinca tigrina, Tinca gigante, and Tinca goliath.

References[change | change source]

  1. Freyhof, J.; Kottelat, M. (2008). "Tinca tinca". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T21912A9339248. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T21912A9339248.en. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Tinca". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 27 November 2020.