Australian Proves Fish Are Not Less Clever Than Primates

08.08.2014

Latest news from Australia make us think about humanity of such beloved hobby of men in whole the world like fishing. Many people who are against hunting for animals and birds nevertheless go fishing with pleasure, because they suppose that fish at leat has a low IQ, if not absolutely stupid. So, recently an Australian biologist Calam Brown decided to tuin this fact.

The results of Australian’s reseach show that fish not only can feel pain, but they can realize themselves and recognize others

As it was revealed, nervous system and the level of mental development of fish can be put on the same level with most mammals. He believes even thinks that fish have a mentality which is not more simple than primates do. A year ago group of scientists who carried out similar tests, supposed that fish don't feel pain. The results of Australian's reseach show that fish not only can feel pain, but they can realize themselves and recognize others. Besides, it was fount that their communities are socialized. It has been earlier believed that memory of fish is only a few seconds, but Mr. Brown despelled this myth. Unfortunately, science can't give an answer about the level of consciousness of any creatues, except man. But illustrations of fish intellect prove that they are at the same level as vertebrates.