Do Goldfish Memory Only Lasts for 3 Seconds? Science Debunks Popular Myth

Goldfish (Carassius auratus) are popular with their orange hues and terrible memory. Fish keepers probably have heard this myth before, and many people even believe it without scientific proof. Culum Brown, an expert in fish cognition at Macquarie University in Australia, told Live Science that it is baffling that the myth seems to be the … Read more

Curious Question: Do goldfish really have a three-second memory?

Martin Fone wonders whether everyone’s favourite pet fish has greater cognitive abilities than we give it credit for. About four million households in the UK own fish, which equates to roughly 14% of the population, according to the Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association. Attractive, colourful, easy on the eye and calming, ornamental fish offer a low … Read more

Do Guppies Have a Memory?

Imagine that while peering into your guppy tank, you notice some semblance of strange behavior from your guppy, almost as if he recognizes you. Even if that is not how you came across this article (although that would’ve been cool), we still have the answers for you! Do guppies really have memory? Guppies do have … Read more