Whether fish, such as this hooked salmon, can be said to feel pain is
controversial. Pain in fish is a contentious issue. Pain is a complex mental state,
with a distinct perceptual ..... It has been...
In her book Do Fish Feel Pain?, biologist Victoria Braithwaite says that “there is
as ... Fish don't audibly scream when they're impaled on hooks or grimace when
the ... very areas where an angler's barbed hook would penetrate a fish's flesh.
Aug 9, 2013 ... Fish do not feel pain the way humans do. That is the ... The hook of a fishing lure
is stuck in the upper jaw of this rainbow trout. Whether ... With full awareness, this
is where they are processed into a sensation of pain. However ...
Feb 5, 2015 ... A hook in your mouth would hurt, so why wouldn't fish feel the same. ... One of the
common queries raised by discerning readers is that if fish don't feel pain, why do
they then ... An alternative view is that fish do not feel pain.
Nov 18, 2015 ... They are not only that—not just some endlessly abundant school. ... “You know
that the misconception that fish can't feel pain has been completely ... how a fish
might feel when hooked by a fishing hook, as Frazier does.
Sep 1, 2009 ... Many a seafood fan has parroted the popular idea that fish and crustaceans do
not feel pain. New research, however, suggests that they may, ...
Jan 13, 2013 ... Fish cannot feel pain say scientists ... on a hook and wriggling, the fish is
impervious to pain because it does ... 'Fish do feel pain' ... The trout's reactions in
the earlier study were therefore not ones of discomfort, as they lack the ...
Mar 11, 2011 ... Photo Gallery: Sorry Anglers -- Fish CAN Feel Pain · Photos ... They believe that
getting a nasty-looking hook stuck in the mouth doesn't hurt fish. ... transmit pain
impulses, the receptors don't work any differently than they do ...
May 29, 2009 ... There is a new study out that contends fish feel pain. ... I see an angler, I say a
little prayer that he will get his fishing hook lodged in his body, ... off some good
jokes about whether or not carrots feel pain when they are peeled.
Jun 27, 2012 ... Is it time that we stop questioning a fish's ability to feel pain and start ... should be
evidence enough of their suffering when they are hooked or ...