All posts tagged with fish

To fish or not to fish

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This summer I pointed to an article about the FwJj20 locality at Koobi Fora, which provides the earliest known evidence of systematic fish exploitation in th...

The fish of Koobi Fora

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A number of papers related to the hominin exploitation of aquatic resources are appearing soon in the Journal of Human Evolution. Two of these in the early o...

Rapid adaptation to captivity in salmon

2 minute read

I just want to note this study by Mark Christie and colleagues Christie:salmon:2011 because it is such a clear demonstration of powerful selection working on...

A stretch of Bronze Age river

1 minute read

In the course of studying recent human evolution, I’ve done a lot of work on the skeletal remains of Bronze Age Europeans. This is a series of cultures we kn...