Cymothoa Exigua Tauheed Ahmad December 26, 2015 Mysterious Things 1087 This pale little bug is Cymothoa Exigua, also known as the Tongue-Eating Louse, or the Tongue Isopod. They enter through the gills as a juvenile, the Tongue-Eating Louse will clamp on to the base of the fish’s tongue. It uses its claws to sever the blood vessels to the tongue. The tongue falls off after losing blood supply. The Isopod will then take the place of the fish’s tongue, attaching itself to the muscles that controlled the tongue. Probably Hollywood getting idea of Alien type movies from this type of creatures. Therefore, many of bait species like slimy or jack mackerel and yellow tail have them in warmer months. Related PostsThe Blood Lake of IraqA Mysterious 800-year-old mobile phone was left behind by ALIENS in AustriaMysterious Shadowy Figure, Resembles “The Iron Giant Robot”The Strange Hessdalen Lights PhenomenonAokigahara Forest: A Perfect Place to DieThe Mysterious Bolton Strid, UKGiant 3,000-year-old statue of Pharaoh Ramses II found in CairoBaghdad Battery Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.