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Believe it or not, you can take a fish out of water, even teach it to drive

Israeli researchers have trained goldfish to drive, expanding knowledge of animals’ navigation skills

Rami Amichay

Goldfish are capable of navigating on land, Israeli researchers have found, after training fish to drive.

The team at Ben-Gurion University developed an FOV (fish-operated vehicle). The robotic car is fitted with lidar, a remote sensing technology that uses pulsed laser light to collect data on the vehicle’s ground location and the fish’s whereabouts inside a mounted water tank.

A computer, camera, electric motors and omni-wheels give the fish control of the vehicle...

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