While this fish is common in the archaeological deposits, Wallago attu and Rita rita are the most common. However, this fish, locally known as Goonch is one of the largest catfish known in Asia.
The following slides are related to certain species of riverine catfish, including the families Siluridae, Bagridae, and Sisoridae.
The aquatic environments around Harappa are riverine and composed of marshlands, oxbow lakes, and the River Ravi itself.
In the early 1990s, I was a new graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In order to prepare myself for taking my qualifying exams, I was sitting in on Dr. J.
Fishing and trolling often continues up until sunset. I would like to thank the various fisherfolk in Baluchistan, Sindh and Punjab provinces that have allowed me to intrude in their lives.
Also recovered from Balakot were the distinctive neurocrania of the dhoter fish (Pomadasys hasta). This fish account for almost 60% of all the fish remains at Balakot.
Through the study of butchery and fishing practices, it is possible to reconstruct behaviors that occurred in the past.