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Synonyms for blowfish

delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver

any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe

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We have spent time and money in order to obtain and use the blowfish licence but with these new rules anybody can handle blowfish," said Hashimoto, a blowfish chef for 30 years.
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The Kobe District Court set forth a maxim of blowfish preparation: "It is often said that blowfish poison lies in the organs, but not in the meat.
The seven men ordered grilled blowfish testicles at the restaurant in Tsuruoka city, but apparently the chef was not qualified to prepare them.
Hassan Shaaban, another fisherman, said that blowfish had caused a lot of trouble for many fishermen in recent years.
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The day-long event also included a kick-off brunch, a cocktail reception, musical performances by Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish and Edwin McCain, and a live auction, in which two game tickets to a New York Knicks basketball game and the opportunity for a child to act as ballboy/girl fetched $31,000.
The ovaries, liver and intestines of the blowfish, also known as globefish or puffer, contain tetrodotoxin, a poison so potent it can produce rapid and violent death.
Another point of Wednesday's accord is that South Korean boats will be allowed to fish for blowfish in the economic zone, so long as they do not negatively affect fishing by Japanese boats, the officials said.
Fishermen from prefectures bordering the fishing waters between South Korea and Japan said fears that delayed application procedures might result in their ships being captured, as well as the nearing of the end of the prime blowfish fishing season influenced their decision not to take advantage of the lifting of the ban.
For example, Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish probably wouldn't like it too much if his guitar started to buzzzzzzzz when he plucked the strings.
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TWO sisters found dead in a Thai hotel room may have eaten poisonous blowfish.