Tench Tinca tinca (Linnaeus, 1758)Non-native  Synonyms: Doctor Fish.


Introduced from Europe in 1800s for food value. Most introductions were unsuccessful, but species may occur in isolated areas of Piedmont (Maryland DNR, 1984).

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A Tench (Tinca tinca). Photo by Karel Jakubec. (MBP list)

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