Goldfish Learn How to Drive Fish-Operated Vehicle (Yes, Really)

There’s an amusing joke about some fish in a tank, idly wondering how they drive it. Build them an FOV (fish-operated vehicle), however, and it seems they do more than idly wonder – they actually drive the thing to actively seek out food.

At least, that’s the conclusion of a paper in the February edition of Behavioural Brain Research, available on Science Direct and reported on the Raspberry Pi blog. Why that blog? Well, the computational brains behind the FOV is a Raspberry Pi 3B+.

Created by researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel, the FOV consists of a small aquarium half filled with water and mounted on wheels allowing the whole thing to trundle around.

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