[News]: Score 1 for the Squid

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  1. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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  2. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    I'd say goooooooooo squuuuuuuuuuid! but it's really kinda sad that they've come to this point

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  3. Steve O'Shea

    Steve O'Shea Colossal Squid Supporter

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    I've been coming across a few papers recently that mention the loss of squid from an impacted environment, even when the impact is localised/small scale and experimental; it seems that they disappear from such regions. I'm preparing an article along these lines.

    We've also got a paper in press looking at one possible reason for erratic squid recruitment patterns, other than the all-too-obvious (and all-too-often cited) '1 year life cycle'.

    Squid could well prove to be excellent barometers of environmental health.
     
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    joel_ang Architeuthis Registered

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    Come to think of, it, the squid are nearly wiped out too :(
     
  5. cthulhu77

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    It always amazed me that humans can be sooooo dense...we fish waters with the same vigour that our fathers did, but forget that there are a hell of a lot more of us on this little planet, and do we ever question that perhaps we are now over-doing it ? No.
    :x
    Pollutants? Heck, the next generation can solve that problem.
    Carbon Monoxide fouling the air? Not our problem, we have to drive don't we????
    High mercury count in the fish we eat? Obviously, a governmental conspiracy against the fishing industry...we are sure that study was fixed.

    It's enough to make you want to bang your head into a wall repeatedly...maybe forever !
     
  6. Burstsovenergy24

    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    I agree Greg, I agree. :?
     

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