An occurrence of pike (Esox lucius L.) in the early post-glacial at Sea Mere, Norfolk, and the origin of British freshwater fishes.

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Abstract

Sea Mere is a fresh water lake 330m across near Hingham. The fish bones were recovered from the basal sediment 1509cm below the sediment water interface and includes the first fossil record of pike from the early postglacial of the British Isles. The age is thought to be about 8500 BP.-K.Clayton

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-10
Number of pages4
JournalQuaternary Newsletter
Volume41
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983

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