Fish intelligence, sentience and ethics

@article{Brown2014FishIS,
  title={Fish intelligence, sentience and ethics},
  author={Culum Brown},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={1-17}
}
  • Culum Brown
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Animal Cognition
Fish are one of the most highly utilised vertebrate taxa by humans; they are harvested from wild stocks as part of global fishing industries, grown under intensive aquaculture conditions, are the most common pet and are widely used for scientific research. But fish are seldom afforded the same level of compassion or welfare as warm-blooded vertebrates. Part of the problem is the large gap between people’s perception of fish intelligence and the scientific reality. This is an important issue… Expand
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