Authors: Cosme Salas et al
Journal: Zebrafish, Volume 3, Number 2
Year: 2006
University of Sevilla, Spain

Recent research has revealed the importance of the forebrain in the highest level of functioning in fish.

"Initial studies ... fish ablation appeared to produce virtually no effects on sensory, motor, and motivational processes."

"Decades later, studies using more sensitive techniques and sophisticated experimental procedures revealed that the forebrain of fish, like that of mammals, is involved in emotional, social, and reproductive behavior, as well as in learning and memory."
Fish Pain