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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 11:31 AM Thread Starter
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Do/can fish yawn?

Pretty sure I just caught my betta yawning. His mouth was wide open and he wasnt even near the surface.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 11:33 AM
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I thin so:D

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 12:17 PM
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"Fish can also yawn, and they increase this behavior due to lack of oxygen or excessive heat"


From the wikipedia page on yawning :P
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I have never seen it before. So I don't think it was anything serious. Just cute
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 03:28 PM
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Yeah :D I saw mine yawning earlier today. Betta's are fascinating to watch.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 03:30 PM
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Mine yawns after i take his mirror away, thats his way to show he's unhappy with my decision haha. they're so cute

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 07:55 PM
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I saw my Kitkat yawned before a few times, so yes?

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Took him home on 11/20/12

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