"I never eat anyone I know personally. I wouldn't eat a grouper any
more than I'd eat a cocker spaniel. They're so good-natured, so curious.
You know, fish really are sensitive, they have personalities, they hurt
when they're wounded...."
~ Sylvia Earle, Ph.D., former Chief Scientist of NOAA.
Sylvia Earle is the former chief scientist for the U.S. National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earle is author of more
than 125 scientific and popular publications, including a 1995 book Sea
Change and three books for National Geographic
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