Do clams have nerves?

Do clams have nerves?

Do clams have nerves?

Ganglion (the cerebral pleural ganglion, pedal ganglion, and visceral ganglia) are bundles of nerves. Each of these areas control different functions in the clam. ... Clams don't have a centralized brain like mammals. However, they do have a nervous system, giving them the ability to feel things and react.

Is opening oysters for pearls cruel?

Even if the other parts are eaten or used as well, growing pearls and farming oysters are completely unnecessary and inhumane. Pearls are a needless luxury to us, a shortened and stressful life to oysters, and just another cause of damage to the environment. Fortunately, we don't need to give up pearls completely!

Is it true that oysters do not feel pain?

  • Oysters are animals, not plants, fungi, or whatever non-animal organism is. I cannot necessarily argue that they are sentient, but they are not fruits! This is hilarious. Anyone who doesn't think fish feel pain is kidding themselves. Fish have backbones, brains, and nerves.

Is it possible for a fish to feel pain?

  • In zoos sometimes or in older zoos when they weren't designed to keep animals to keep them interested and stimulated they could develop a rocking motion to show that they're not enjoying themselves. A similar thing is happening with these fish. Something is going on and I think they can sense pain.

Is it possible for a frog to feel pain?

  • Any child can see that a frog, a toad, a fish, a horny toad can experience pain. Well... You're probably not wrong, but it's a leap to say that, based on an observation of how a creature behaves, it's "feeling" pain.

Is it possible for a petridish to feel pain?

  • You're probably not wrong, but it's a leap to say that, based on an observation of how a creature behaves, it's "feeling" pain. If I put antibiotics on a petridish, I can prevent bacteria growing in that area; the motiles ones will actually avoid that patch of the dish; does this mean microbes are also feeling pain?

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