Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Fishy research "proves" fish feel pain

I mentioned yesterday in an email to a fellow blogger that the world has gone mad with "Carbon Farmers", I think this puts the icing on the cake!

CALLS for angling to be banned have resurfaced after a Norwegian study suggested fish do feel pain - at least when heated in a laboratory.

Fishermen rejected the claim. "This research doesn't really demonstrate anything about angling as we don't fish with toasters," said Mark Lloyd, chief executive of the UK Angling Trust.

More here.

Thanks to Pogs

1 comment:

Minicapt said...

Sounds a bit like the old experiment which sought to demonstrate that removing a frog's legs made it deaf.