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Ceph Science

Cephalopod Science Articles

Giant Squid and Colossal Squid Fact Sheet

An analysis of the size of the largest cephalopods: Architeuthis and Mesonychoteuthis

Architeuthis (Giant Squid) reproduction

Architeuthis (Giant Squid) reproduction, with notes on basic anatomy and behavior

Estimating age and growth rate in Architeuthis dux

Dr. Steve O'Shea's paper is a guide for marine biologists studying giant squid

Giant Squid Gut Contents (Cannibalism)

Gut contents of a giant squid Architeuthis dux (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida) from New Zealand waters

Architeuthis Buoyancy and Feeding

Giant Squid (Architeuthis) Buoyancy and Feeding, by Dr. Steve O'Shea, 2003

Large Squid Fixing and Preservation Notes

a basic step-by-step rundown of squid-handling procedures (from receiving the specimen to preserving it)

Giant and Colossal Squid Strandings and Recovery

Wikipedia resource for historical strandings

Haliphron atlanticus

The giant octopus Haliphron atlanticus (Mollusca: Octopoda) in New Zealand waters

Lepidoteuthis grimaldii

Unique hooks in the male scaled squid Lepidoteuthis grimaldii Joubin, 1895

Octopus and Squid Measures, Indices and Counts

A Guide to Frequently Used Characters, Character States and Measures


By Elizabeth Zubritsky

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