In the debate about animal sentience aquatic
animals are often overlooked. So much so that many
people declare that they are vegetarian while continuing
to eat fish or crustaceans such as lobster or crabs.
Research is providing more and more evidence that
aquatic animals are sentient beings, aware of
themselves, one another and their environment, with the
the capacity to feel pain and experience pleasure.
To read more detail about sentience in aquatic
animals click the links below
In time information concerning sentience in other groups of aquatic animals such as