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History of fishing – fishing nets, shellfish, boats

By | 2018-04-09T10:31:48+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Africa, Economy, Food|

People probably began fishing in Africa, very early on in human history. Neanderthals were fishing by about 200,000 BC. Modern humans were gathering shellfish at Blombos Cave in South Africa by about 100,000 BC. The first people who left Africa, about 60,000 years ago, may have been following schools of fish along the African coast, [...]