Sizing an archi?

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  1. Toren

    Toren Vampyroteuthis Supporter

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    "The tentacle, reaching about 13 feet, was about the diameter of a broomstick and bore suckers only on its end. The arms were about four feet long and were covered in suckers, the largest about the size of a nickel."

    How large/long could we expect the entire squid to be?
     
  2. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    There's another thread on this, where I posted a link to a video clip that has Eric Hochberg examining the tentacle and estimating the length...

    http://www.tonmo.com/community/index.php?threads/6341/
     
  3. OB

    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    It's 0,87843 London bus lengths
     
  4. erich orser

    erich orser Architeuthis Supporter Registered

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    Yeah? How many LA Hummer lengths?
     
  5. OB

    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Stretched, or non stretched? (The Hummer, that is)
     

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