Definition of Tinca tinca
1. Noun. Freshwater dace-like game fish of Europe and western Asia noted for ability to survive outside water.
Generic synonyms: Cyprinid, Cyprinid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Tinca, Tinca
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Literary usage of Tinca tinca
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1. The Letter of Dr. Diego Alvarez Chanca, Dated 1484 by Diego Alvarez Chanca, Augstine Marcus Fernández de Ybarra (1907)
"tinca tinca. Tench. Right pharyngeal with the abnormal number of teeth and 2 young replacing leeth at the roots. 4. Gobio gobio. Gudgeon.. Barbus barbus. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... they may be profitably introduced Tench (tinca tinca). into ponds which are already stocked with other fishes, such as carp and pike. ..."
3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Aux Plaines River, the ide (Idus idus), the red-eye (Scardinius erythropthalmus), and the tench (tinca tinca). The tench is the largest of the European ..."
4. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"... and the tench (tinca tinca). The tench is the largest of the European species, and its virtues with those of its more or less •fit N. Flo. 130. ..."