Specimen Information

Tinca tinca
Tinca tinca
(Tench)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31032
GroupFishes
GenusTinca
Speciestinca
Common NameTench
StateCT
CountyLitchfield
Localitysmall lake (120 acres)
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameHousatonic
HUC8 Number01100005
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
CommentsTench have been present here for at least 40 years and has not expanded. It is present in very small numbers.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCT Dept. of Environmental Protection
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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