RESULTS TAXONOMIC DESIGNATION FISH REMAINS FROM EXCAVATIONS OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL BAIBEK SITE 2013

Yevheniia Yur'evna Yanish
2014 Samara Journal of Science  
Iichthyological materials, represented in the article, had been received from field investigations in Neolithic Baibek settlement in 2013 year. In total we investigated 310 fragments of fish, 8 species identified representatives: stellate sturgeon ( Acipenser stellatus ), sterlet ( Acipenser ruthenus ), common carp ( Cyprinus carpio ), bream ( Abramis brama ), zander ( Sander lucioperca ), perch ( Perca fluviatilis ), pike ( Esox lucius ) and catfish ( Silurus glanis ). The results of
more » ... esults of reconstruction of size, weight and age of the fish is represented in the article. A significant percentage of small-sized fish (70.5%) may indicate lack of food resources in the settlement during the studied period, and species composition suggests year-round fishing , the most actively carried out in the spring and spring-summer period.
doi:10.17816/snv20143225 fatcat:cabfkjxssbhqto73jj6kh4cize