Fish have feelings

Fish, it appears, experience emotions and can feel pain.

This is an interview from NPR’s “Fresh Air” with the author of a new book called “What a Fish Knows”. You can listen to the interview and follow along with the transcript.

A couple of things you’ll learn: some fish (and even sharks) like to be petted, and herring communicate by farting.

Should we rethink how we catch and kill fish? Should we stop eating fish altogether?