A spokesman for the CHP explained that consumption of puffer fish
is the main cause of food poisoning from tetrodotoxin.
A portion of the cytochrome c oxidase I (COI) mitochondrial gene was amplified and compared with COI sequences from FDA-authenticated reference standards for various species of puffer fish
Native to the Indo-Pacific region, Lagocephalus sceleratus -- a species of highly poisonous puffer fish
-- first arrived in the Mediterranean around 10 years ago after it spread through the Red Sea and Suez Canal.
Sample size depended on the size of the catches, and was at least 20% of all puffer fish
ON THE MEND: Mini the puffer fish
having her operation
I wasted no time in buying the laminated Fish Of The Red Sea card from the hotel shop before excitedly skipping across the floating pontoon to the reef.
Other highlights of Baharna include live corals and coral reef inhabitants in a reef section flown in from the Pacific Ocean, the highly venomous puffer fish
who inflates when threatened, the equally poisonous lion fish, the octopus - an eight-tentacled night-time predator - and the far more benign (and colourful) angel fish.
Three restaurants were promoted from two to three stars, among them Usukifugu Yamadaya, whose speciality is fugu -- puffer fish
that can be lethal if improperly prepared.
I don't think they'll do it recreationally, I don't think your mate will become one of those dare foods like puffer fish
Then, the scientific explanations of 18 seemingly docile animals' defense mechanisms leave the reader wanting to know more about these unique creatures, such as the cassowary, electric caterpillar, cane toad, and puffer fish
MUTLEY the dogfaced puffer fish
has lived up to his species name so much that he has been put on a strict diet of one small squid a day.
In our industry spotlight feature a chef strips away the notorious reputation of the puffer fish
as he dispels the myths surrounding it and demonstrates the proper way to prepare it.