An independent report by the London School of Economics (commissioned by the UK Government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) which recognises shrimps as sentient.
We recommend that all cephalopod molluscs and decapod crustaceans be regarded as sentient animals for the purposes of UK animal welfare law. They should be counted as “animals” for the purposes of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and included in the scope of any future legislation relating to animal sentience.
An article by Viva! which details the natural lives of shrimp in the wild, in addition to giving an overview of current farming practices.
The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) article on responsible shrimp farming.
Primarily addressed to public policy and other relevant stakeholders in the sustainability sector. Shows that animal welfare considerations are inextricably linked to ethical, environmental and social issues, and therefore should be an integral component of sustainable development policies.
A series of articles published by Rethink Priorities on the subject of Invertebrate Sentience.
A report from Crustacean Compassion which lays out the legal, ethical and public interest case for the protection of decapods. Explains the science, shows the protection of decapods is commercially and legally feasible, and demonstrates the wealth of public and scientific support.
Crustacean Compassion - Crustacean Compassion is an award-winning animal welfare organisation dedicated to the humane treatment of decapod crustaceans - Campaigning for the humane treatment of crabs, lobsters and other decapod crustaceans in the UK
Fish Welfare Initiative - FWI collaborates with corporations, governments, and producers to improve fish welfare standards and practices. FWI aims to reduce the suffering of billions of fish through researching and executing targeted, highly-scalable welfare interventions.
Aquatic Life Institute - Operating from effective altruism principles, ALI seeks to support and accelerate activities that positively impact aquatic life, focusing on the highest-impact welfare interventions for all aquatic animals on a global scale.
Eurogroup for Animals - As the pan-European advocacy organisation for animals, Eurogroup for Animals challenges decision-makers to bring about positive change, and deliver coordinated advocacy and campaigns at EU level.
Rethink Priorities - Rethink Priorities is a research organization that conducts critical research to inform policymakers and major foundations about how to best help people and nonhuman animals in both the present and the long-term future.
Fish Etho Base - Designed to collect, systematise and make available (open access) all ethological knowledge to be found on fish in the wild and in captivity, with a focus on farmed species in order to help improve fish welfare in aquaculture and avoid practices that harm fish.
Fish Count - Fish Count aims to increase understanding of fish sentience, raise awareness and promote solutions to the suffering of fishes in commercial fishing. It also aims to increase awareness of the welfare issues in fish farming.