Salmon scaled down to size over time!

Swansea University scientists have found that fish size has shrunk compared to those caught by our ancestors thousands of years ago

BBC online reports that that scientists at Swansea University have found that the size of today's fish has shrunk compared to those caught by our ancestors thousands of years ago. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-29847176

Swansea Professor Carlos Garcia de Leaniz joined Dr Pablo Turrero and Prof Eva Garcia-Vazquez from the University of Oviedo, Asturias, Spain in the study which has been published in the scientific journal Royal Society Open Science.

Scientists compared the backbones of 30 Atlantic salmon and brown trout specimens unearthed in Spain, with those of modern day fish.


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