Freshwater fishing among Lapita people: The Sleepers (Teleostei: Eleotridae) of Teouma, Vanuatu

@article{Bouffandeau2019FreshwaterFA,
  title={Freshwater fishing among Lapita people: The Sleepers (Teleostei: Eleotridae) of Teouma, Vanuatu},
  author={Laurie Bouffandeau and Philippe B{\'e}arez and P. Keith and S. Bedford and M. Spriggs},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={26},
  pages={101894}
}
  • Laurie Bouffandeau, Philippe Béarez, +2 authors M. Spriggs
  • Published 2019
  • Geography
  • Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
  • Abstract The study of the ichthyofaunal corpus yielded by the archaeological site of Teouma, Efate Island, Vanuatu, has revealed the unexpected presence of a significant number of bones of Eleotridae (Sleepers) on the site, as early as 2920–2870 cal. B.P. Out of the 8560 identified fish remains associated with the Lapita layers, which document the period of initial settlement of the archipelago, 1368 have been determined as belonging to eleotrids, including species of the genera Giuris… CONTINUE READING
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