Analysis Of Victoria Braithwaite's Hooked On A Myth

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In “Hooked on a Myth”, Victoria Braithwaite proves that fish, in fact, do feel pain. But because fish feel pain, does that mean people shouldn 't fish them anymore? My answer is yes, people shouldn 't continue to to fish and eat them . People have always thought that fish are these little pea-brained creatures that just eat and swim around. So one really thinks twice about fishing and eating them. But, Victoria Braithwaite has proven that in fact, fish aren 't as slow as everyone thought. “For example, they can learn geometrical relationships and landmarks-and then use those to generate a mental map to plan escape routes if a predator shows up.” (Braithwaite 2008) This means that fish are well aware of their surroundings. They can
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