Architeuthidae

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Architeuthidae

the family of the giant squids. See squid.
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This handout picture taken by Akinobu Kimura on December 24, 2015 and released from Diving shop Kaiyu on December 30, 2015 shows a giant squid being observed at the Toyama bay in Toyama prefecture, northern Japan.
By sucking up anchovies by the tonne to feed to our cattle, we're not only starving the seals, birds and fish that feed on them, we're also starving Peru's artisanal fishermen, who then turn to dolphins and giant squid to keep their hooks baited.
Most of what is known about giant squid comes from studying carcasses.
The long-awaited research finds that there is "exceptionally low" genetic diversity among giant squid from around the world, Discovery News reported.
But the first part of their marathon journey has been made even tougher by atrocious sea conditions, seasickness and giant squid.
Scientists have previously struggled to film giant squid because they will not come near the bright lights on submersibles.
Tokyo: Scientists and broadcasters said they have captured footage of an elusive giant squid roaming the depths of the Pacific Ocean, showing it in its natural habitat for the first time ever.
He said it was the first video footage of a live giant squid in its natural habitat-the depths of the sea where there is little oxygen and the weight of the water above exerts enormous pressure.
Players aim to get points as symbols stack up in favorable patterns while navigating enticing underwater scenes, fearsome giant squids and Nautillus-like crafts.
After all, whoever heard of a cake eating ninja, an astronaut needing a hammer to fix his spaceship and giant squid with a taste for school bags?