Intelligent fish

24 Aug

Joseph Stromberg at Vox challenges the common notion that fish are dumb:

‘Australian biologist Culum Brown has a provocative argument in response, based on his years of research into fish behavior and learning. “They’re just not any less intelligent or sophisticated than terrestrial animals,” he says. “That idea is a total myth.”‘

The article is an extended interview with Brown and, towards the end, discusses the ethical implications of this research.

 

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