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The Debate About Fish and Pain is Settled -- Or Is It?

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It is a debate that has raged for years, but now scientists have concluded that fish do not feel pain. Fish do not even suffer when they are hooked and fighting for their lives, according to a new study in the science journal Fish and Fisheries. They say fish do not have a brain system or enough sensory receptors in the nerve cells to experience suffering. While fish may struggle to get free, this does not mean they are in pain. Instead, they show 'little effect' from injuries and toxins that would leave humans in agony....


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