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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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Health, Fugu Chorishi Shiken ni Tsuite [Regarding the Blowfish Chef Test] (2007), menkyo/hugu/huguh15/index.html.
The seven men ordered grilled blowfish testicles at the restaurant in Tsuruoka city, but apparently the chef was not qualified to prepare them.
Said al-Safadi, who stopped to ask about the fish, said his cousin had almost been killed by eating blowfish two months ago.
An international research consortium has sequenced over 95% of the genome of the poisonous Japanese blowfish, known as fugu, and will release a report on Science Magazine's Web site on Friday.
Blowfish and hare with prunes and chestnuts will be the basis of the meal when hosts Japan play Belgium.
Two men have died of food poisoning at their houses in Tonosho, Kagawa Prefecture, this week, apparently after eating blowfish they had prepared for themselves, police said Thursday.
The album was recorded in Memphis with several musician friends, including members of Hootie and the Blowfish.
Caption: Hootie & The Blowfish have joined the National Beer Wholesalers Association in a new public service campaign aimed at promoting responsibility in alcohol comsumption.
Passwords are never transmitted across the network and all logs are encrypted using the strong Blowfish encryption algorithm.
In recent months, the pop band "Hootie and the Blowfish" performed in the first of two planned tours put on by the Washington and Philadelphia chapters of USO.
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 software, which relies on the Blowfish algorithm to encrypt, works seamlessly with Microsoft's Outlook e-mail client.
The bill's roster is not limited to Gaelic acts -- the other co-headliner is Hootie & the Blowfish.
The software supports all the most commonly used encryption algorithms, including triple-DES and Blowfish and operates in a Microsoft Windows or NT environment.
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.