In a bizarre story an anonymous man from Japan posted live updates of his experiences masturbating with an anglerfish stomach. He described how he had become ‘curious’ after working with an anglerfish as part of his job and was now willing to act on that curiosity.
He used the fish’s stomach by cutting it free of the fish and then wearing it as a glove. He also describes how he was extremely careful, disinfecting the fish’s guts with ethanol and salt.
On his penultimate post he shared an image of the fish’s stomach stretched over his hand like a glove alongside the caption, “I’m taking my pants off now”.
Unsurprisingly this didn’t work out well. His last post came from hospital, and described how the plan had backfired.
Mere minutes into the experience his penis had begun to throb and ache, and it soon began to hurt so badly he needed to seek medical help. Once at the hospital doctors diagnosed him with urethritis, caused by parasitic microorganisms in the fish’s stomach making their way into his urethra.
He is now taking antibiotics and regularly applying ointment to his penis in order to help address the issue. Weirdly enough, he says that even though this particular adventure didn’t go as planned, he is keen to expand his horizons with a dead squid.
The Anglerfish is a deep-sea organism that famously use a glowing lure to bait its prey into striking range (hence its name). It lives a pretty bizarre life, skulking along the sea floor and striking at high speed to catch its prey. It’s most weird feature is that the male of the species, being many many times smaller than the female, will latch onto the skin of a female anglerfish.
The skin will then grow over him, and his organs will atrophy until he is nothing but a pair of gonads stuck to her flesh. She can then use his sperm, on demand, to lay as many eggs as she wants. Many anglerfish females will acquire more than one male in this way.