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WHAT A FISH KNOWS The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

by | Read by Graham Winton

Contemporary Culture • 8.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Balcombe offers a comprehensive argument for the sentience of fish. As Graham Winton gives a steady narration, Balcombe argues that fish should be included among the concerns of the burgeoning animal-rights movement and that the continued human slaughter of millions of fish has moral significance. In the process, he offers an extraordinary catalogue of fish behavior expressing complex sensory capacity, intelligence, memory, affection, and loyalty. Winton radiates interest even when conveying relatively obscure bits of fish lore. He seems at home with the names of dozens of fish species and as many scientific concepts. Balcombe does not focus his inquiry on majestic swordfish or sharks. He argues instead from the behavior of the various gobies and minnows commonly used in laboratory experiments. F.C. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2017]

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Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2016

CD ISBN 9781501924040 $77.75 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781501937101 $49.75 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781501924057 $70.00

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