Science Photo of the Day #848

Science photo 848

Do goldfish really have poor memories?



See the answer.


Sigehaizi wrote on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 06:10:

My nation geographic says there was a goldfish that could tell the difference between the blues and classical music so that means NNNNOOOO.

wweiher wrote on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 14:21:

not true fish have 3 month memories

FCAT wrote on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 16:52:

I love this picture it is awesome!!!

Anonymous wrote on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 22:14:

We believe that a goldfish has a longer memory than 3 seconds. :)

Anonymous wrote on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 20:31:

We think goldfish have longer memories than 3 seconds. :)

Anonymous wrote on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 20:29:

We think that goldfish have a longer memory than previously believed. We believe that it has a memory of longer than 3 seconds. :)

wes01 wrote on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 09:59:

they have a three month memory!!!!!!!!! isn't that cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous wrote on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 09:50:

They have a three month memorie!!!!!!!

FCAT wrote on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 16:51:

They have a three second memory span

Anonymous wrote on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 14:43:

I do not know if goldfish have good memory , but koi do! (I had one once).

bphodnefield wrote on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 13:12:

They seem to have poor memories and it takes awhile to train them.

Egans wrote on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:03:

Goldfish have a short memory.

budgysmom wrote on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 15:17:

I think the exact same thing.

joy11joy wrote on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:07:

they have good memory. it is a myth that the goldfish has a three second memory. but people still think the goldfish has a three second memory they would be so not smart.they would not know anything!!!!!!!