An angler needed to be resuscitated after unintentionally swallowing a fish he had actually simply captured.
The guy was kissing the Dover sole in event of his catch when the six-inch (14cm) fish twitched out of his hand and delved into his mouth, a buddy stated.
The 28-year-old stopped breathing and suffered a heart attack at the scene on Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth.
Paramedics handled to eliminate the fish with forceps in an ambulance.
“I was acutely conscious that I just had one effort at getting this right as if I lost grip or a piece broke off and it moved even more out of sight then there was absolutely nothing more that we might have done to recover the blockage.”
Mr Harrison stated the fish’s gills and barbs ended up being stuck however he ultimately prospered in extracting it in one piece.
He stated it was the “most unusual” call-out he had actually ever gone to.
Members of Boscombe Pier Sea Anglers carried out CPR on their good friend prior to the arrival of emergency situation teams at about 23:00 BST on 5 octubre.
Ian Cowie from the group stated: “He was kissing the fish when it leapt down his throat. It’s a custom to kiss your very first catch.”
Paramedics handled to reboot the unnamed guy’s heart at the pier after dealing with him for 3 minutos.
Mr Harrison stated: “We’re all so thankful the client has no long lasting impacts from his heart attack, which might so quickly have had such a terrible and terrible result.”