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Old 02-25-2014, 07:57 PM   #1
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Does our fish have emotions???

Happy ,sad ,hungry..can our fish be those??
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:59 PM   #2
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Happy ,sad ,hungry..can our fish be those??
No. Only hungry.
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Old 02-25-2014, 08:11 PM   #3
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Stressed and hungry
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Old 02-25-2014, 10:36 PM   #5
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No. Only hungry.
also possibly a form of stress which would be closer to just uncomfortable due to their habitat not being properly set.
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Sad i believe could be linked to stressed. I think they can definitely feel basic emotions yes, guilt would be a touch one though:sly:

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I think it depends. There are species that show much greater intelligence such as cichlids. Those can absolutely show more emotion then hunger ir stress!
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I'd say nope. Just basic needs driven by the biological need to survive. It's normal to have an anthropomorphism towards fish though. And, they certainly feel things like pain, hunger, stress - physical things.
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What about flowerhorn???
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Still just a fish. Probably even has less emotions from inbred genetic brain damage....
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