Thousands of phallic looking fish scattered on California beach

A beach in California was covered one morning in early December after the ocean washed up thousands upon thousands of “penis fish” on shore.

Talk about a rude awakening!

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Bay Nature Magazine captured the photos on the shore of Drake’s Beach which covered corner to corner with the marine worm.

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While their scientific name is Urechis caupo, they are commonly known as fat inkeeper fish or penis fish. Because, well, you get it.

Each one measures at 10-inches of pink flesh with a bulge and a narrow opening at one end.

Hmmm…sounds oddly familiar!