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May 25, 2018 - South China Morning Post

Scientists now say fish feel pain. What does that mean for your seafood dinner?

Scientists now say fish feel pain. What does that mean for your seafood dinner?
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The scientific consensus that fish feel pain may have implications for commercial and recreational anglers, and food culture around the world. 

The accumulated research on fish pain has recently hit the public with the impact of a blunt object. In January, Hakai magazine published a comprehensive feature under the headline, “Fish Feel Pain. Now What?,” which Smithsonian magazine republished under the more provocative title, “It’s Official: Fish Feel Pain.”

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