Further evidence crabs and other crustaceans feel pain

A study has revealed that the shore crab, a close relative of the species we use for food, responds to electric shocks and then goes on to avoid them.Previous research has shown that prawns and hermit crabs also react to painful situations.

Scientists say the findings suggest the food and aquaculture industry should rethink how it treats these animals.

The work is published in the Journal of Experimental Biology 

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http://jeb.biologists.org/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21044077