In case you missed it, yesterday was April Fool’s Day and there were many corporations and tech companies sharing some serious groaners with a few funny ones in the mix. The one that caught our attention was Audible’s attempt at humor with Audible for Fish.
According the the landing page:
Does your favorite goldfish display signs of aggression when you leave for work?
Did you know that 13 out of 27 fish owners reported a positive change in their pets’ behavior after playing Audible titles for water-dwelling chums?
Fill your fishes’ three-second memories with the soothing sounds of underwater audio, and then play it again! Because they won’t remember anyway.
While I get it…the goldfish is simple and iconic and being “on brand” for being orange, it does makes for a “clean” graphic, but c’mon….you’re part of Amazon and have the resources to do something better.
Here are 10 rare fish or just beautiful reef fish we feel would have made the gag even better and maybe a fin closer to believable
Tosanoides annepatrice Described from Pohnpei & Palau
Lightening Maroon Clownfish
This Helfrich Firefish Hybrid