Allen-Hermanson, Sean (2017) Battlefish contention. Animal Sentience 13(3)
Michael L. Woodruff, Consciousness in teleosts: There is something it feels like to be a fish
Contrary to Woodruff’s suggestion, investigations into possible reasoning capacities of cichlid fighting fish and trace memory in goldfish do not support claims about sentience. This is disputed by research results about learning and implicit processing, sleep, vegetative states, amnesia, semantic priming, artificial network modeling, and even insects. A novel, deflationary, interpretation of Grosenick et al.'s experiments on A. burtoni is also offered.