Blog: ‘Phallusy’ or foe? The myth of the candiru

January 18th, 2013 — 1:47pm

Among the numerous disagreeable ways in which fishes are able to inflict pain and suffering on humans, from the sting of a Corydoras spine to the bite of a white shark, there exists one of which the mere notion has been causing eyes to water for over two hundred years. The legendary catfish known by the names candiru […]

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