TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Do Goldfish Know Their Owners?

Reportedly, it is believed that a goldfish’s memory lasts three seconds.

So, it would seem impossible for goldfish to know their owners.


However, if they live long enough they do recognize their owners—after a few months.


A goldfish’s memory lasts longer than three seconds, and some have been trained to navigate mazes.
Reported by
Please contact the PLANSPONSOR Reprint Manager, Michelle Judkins.