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January 04, 2019 - Animals Asia

Fish farming: the hidden animal welfare disaster happening right under our feet

Fish farming: the hidden animal welfare disaster happening right under our feet
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Fish are the most utilised animals on Earth with up to three trillion individuals killed for food every year.

This is an animal capable of feeling pain and experiencing pleasure, while some species have demonstrated long-term memories, complex social structures, problem solving abilities, and an ability to utilise tools.

Despite this, fish receive very little legal protection and are often farmed in terrible conditions or caught using extremely cruel methods.

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