February 10, 2003
Hook, Line, and Sinker

Latest research says fish are incapable of feeling pain because their brains don't have the widgets required to experience it. While they can express "nociception", responding to a threatening stimulus, this is different and distinct from the perception of pain, according to the report anyway.

They may not be able to feel pain, but if our Oscar is any indication, they can still be evil.

Posted by scott at February 10, 2003 08:42 AM

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Our Jack Dempsey too...he tries to bite me every day when I feed him, and will often try to jump out of the tank to attack anyone who happens to be walking by.

Posted by: Rita on February 10, 2003 09:41 AM
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