Once approached we started talking about recipes and the peculiar way locals have to harvest the filet.
This makes it totally safe. here it is, caught on video for you.
A note: puffer fish is very good eating..forget sushi and urban legends; think monkfish instead!
Ah! Another thing...here too, like elsewhere in the world, if some food is remotely "weird" it's good for your...ehm...#privates ; )
Enjoy the clip: