Are puffer fish poisonous?

  • Puffer fish
  • Poisonous
  • Tetrodotoxin

Yes, puffer fish are poisonous. They contain tetrodotoxin, a potent neurotoxin that can be lethal to humans. However, when prepared correctly, some species of puffer fish are considered a delicacy in Japan.

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