Tag Archives: squid

LUMINOUS SQUID ON THE BEACH

April 2007

Cool video of Firefly squid coming to shore in Japan in order to lay their eggs. (BBC news, may not work outside UK.)

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COLOSSAL SQUID

February 2007

That’s actually it’s official name (ie it’s much bigger than a giant squid). This is the first intact specimen to be landed (10 m long, weighing 450kg, it took two hours to land it.

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GLOWING SQUID

February 2007

Amazing video of glow-in-the-dark squid attacking a lure trailed in a deep-sea marine biology study. BBC summary here, Guardian version here, original article from Proceedings of the Royal Society (free access) here.

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