If you're into Twitter you might have seen everyone talking about this thing called a "fish tube", and fish tube memes have risen to the kind of ubiquity once enjoyed by 30-50 feral hogs. To understand the meme, watch the video below:
The Whooshh Fish Transport System, aka the salmon cannon, is designed to transport salmon upstream over a dam through a flexible pressurised tube. You might be wondering "why on earth is this a thing?" Well it's because salmon are migratory species and need to swim upstream to spawn. Jesus Christ were you even awake in GCSE Biology? Read a book.
Now the case has been made that the fish tube isn't really a new thing, since the salmon cannon has been in operation for several years now. Fish tube deniers have also been quick to point out our need for a fish tube only represents how badly we've messed up out planet.
But honestly none of that matters. What does matter is people are obsessed with the fish tube, and these are the fishiest tubiest memes swimming around right now:
5. NEVER refer to the fish tube as a 'silly straw'
I am CRYING laughing at this like imagine being a fish and minding your own business but humans fucked up the world so bad that their version of helping you is launching you through a giant silly straw https://t.co/7UppI0r3IM