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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 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.

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Yevheniia Yur'evna Yanish

The I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

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candidate of biological sciences

01601, Ukraine, Kyiv, Str. Bohdan Khmelnytsky, 15


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