Readership: Anyone with an interest in the sport of angling, and in keeping fish as pets. Also those working in the fishing industry, and those connected to the field of animal welfare and animal rights, seeking a basis in the scientific and philosophical issues.
Victoria Braithwaite, Professor of Fisheries and Biology, School of Forest Resources, Pennsylvania State University
"An accessible and compelling account...her book will make an important contribution to the debate." - Anne Magurran, Times Literary Supplement
"'Do Fish Feel Pain?' is a fascinating excursion through the recent studies of the surprisingly complex behaviour of fish." - Clive Wynne, Nature
"A timely, important and interesting book." - Sanjida O'Connell, New Scientist
1: The Problem
2: What is pain and why does it hurt?
3: Beestings and vinegar: the evidence that fish feel pain
4: Suffer the little fishes?
5: Drawing the line
6: Why it took so long to ask the fish pain question - and why it has to be asked
7: Looking to the future