How Do Fish Sleep?

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Fish don't sleep like humans sleep, but they do experience a state of decreased movement and metabolism. At this time the fish's heart rate slows down and they become unconscious, moving only enough to stay still within the water.
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1. Measure out some fishtank water into a smaller tank or other container that can be thrown away or cleaned. Make a note of how much you measure out. 2. Move your fish into the new
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The only book that in my knowledge deals with this topic is: 'Evolution of Sleep', by Ida Karmanova. It is an old book, and it would be about time that some more comparative physiology
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Schools of fish are known to keep moving continuously without resting often. Fish do not seem sleep like most other animals do, but some fish, like the brown bullhead fish, do not
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Fish do indeed take naps and can experience sleepless nights.
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Fish generally go into an energy saving mode of "rest" but do not "sleep" in the same way land animals do.
Since they do not have eyelids, they sleep with their eyes open.
Fish do not have eyelids so they do not close there eyes to sleep like everyone else. They will just stay very still in a corner and sleep.
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