Measurement comparisons of ancient and modern carp pushes back the initial stages of aquaculture to 6000 bc, raising the possibility that rice paddy and fish co-culture systems are much older than previously thought. This research suggests carp were later independently domesticated twice, once in Europe and once in Asia.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Nature Ecology and Evolution|
|Early online date||16 Sep 2019|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2019|
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- UHI Orkney
- Archaeology Institute - Lecturer
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