Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 30(1): 135-150, doi: 10.3750/AIP2000.30.1.12
Osteological characteristics of fish remains from early medieval sedimentary layers of the port in the town of Wolin
expand article infoJ. Filipiak, Z. Chełkowski
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In seventeen early medieval sedimentary layers of the port of the town of Wolin, corresponding chronologically with the time period from the beginning of the 9th till the middle of the 13th century, the occurrence of 3 537 bone remains was stated, of which 2 784 pieces had their anatomy determined. In the identified archaeological material 33 types of bones were found, belonging to 15 species of teleost fishes, as well as 4 kinds of common sturgeon remains (Acipenser sturio). The bones of viscerocranium, mainly of zander (Stizostedion lucioperca), bream (Abramis brama), and perch (Perca fluviatilis), were dominant (57.23%).