Filed Under (Aquariums, fish training) by Alexa & Cindy on 13-03-2009
Here’s an interesting puzzle: what do you do if you’re a fish trainer extraordinaire, but the fish you want to train has poor eyesight?
Use sound vibrations, of course!
Below, fish trainer Belinda from the New England Aquarium works with an African Lungfish named Mamma Jamma who does not see well. Her goal is to get him to “target” – or come to a specific place.
How does she do it? Check it out!
And hey, he may be our first Freaky Fish on Friday, but he’s one bad Mamma Jamma!
We’ll splash you soon with more fish training feats from the New England Aquarium!