Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling

Commentary Type

Invited Commentary


Brian Key, Why fish do not feel pain


Although Key (2016) argues that mammals feel pain and fish do not, from an invertebrate perspective, it is obvious that the pain experience is shared by animals from a number of different animal groups.

Author Biography

Jennifer Mather mather@uleth.ca is Professor in the Department of Psychology at University of Lethbridge. She has published many articles on cephalopod behavior and intelligence and is reguarded as an authority on ethics with regard to cephalopods. http://directory.uleth.ca/users/mather