Photos of Live Deep-Sea Giant

Posted on October 1, 2005  Comments (1)

Holy Squid! Photos Offer First Glimpse of Live Deep-Sea Giant, National Geographic News:

“Architeuthis appears to be a much more active predator than previously suspected, using its elongated feeding tentacles to strike and tangle prey,” the researchers write.

They add that the squid was found feeding at depths where no light penetrates even during the day.

One Response to “Photos of Live Deep-Sea Giant”

  1. CuriousCat: Squid Materials Engineering
    March 28th, 2008 @ 12:52 pm

    “The sharp beak of the Humboldt squid is one of the hardest and stiffest organic materials known. Engineers, biologists, and marine scientists…discover how the soft, gelatinous squid can operate its knife-like beak without tearing itself to pieces…”

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