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Do fish suffocate when caught?

Asked: Ben Scriver, Last Updated:

This is why fishing, including catch-and-release fishing, is not harmless family fun. Fish have nerves, just like cats, dogs, and humans, so they can feel pain. Hooked fish endure not only physical pain but also terror. When they're removed from their natural environment, they start to suffocate.

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