Neat vid of freshly dead giant(?) squid

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  1. Panzer

    Panzer Larval Mass Registered

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    I was browsing YouTube and came across this vid:



    I'm not an expert in any sense, but it looks almost identical to the couple pictures from years ago that showed young giant squid eating at the surface. I'm curious as to if it's actually a giant squid. If so, cool vid! Anything displaying their color is interesting to me
     
  2. OB

    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    :welcome: That is a spectacular video! Doesn't look like Architeuthis at all, but it is certainly a deep water squid species, will need to dig in a bit, to see what might be claimed, as towards identity...
     
  3. Tintenfisch

    Tintenfisch Architeuthis Staff Member Moderator

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    "I say we rip the tentacles off, man, and use them as bait." :roll: ... First thing that springs to mind (from slender mantle and long arms) is maybe Asperoteuthis or something similar?
     
  4. OB

    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Well, certainly not unlikely...

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