Hallucinogenic Fish

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Hallucinogenic Fish

Consumption of the flesh of Sarpa salpa, a type of sea bream also known as the “dreamfish,” can cause intense hallucinations. The hallucinations can be terrifying and often involve visions of aggressive and screaming animals, such as giant spiders or squealing birds. However, not all experiences are unpleasant. In 1960, National Geographic photographer Joe Roberts purposefully ate some […]

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