The origins of aquaculture

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1378-1379
Number of pages2
JournalNature Ecology and Evolution
Early online date16 Sep 2019
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019


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