Video of a very large squid swimming near a dock made the rounds last week across many social media streams. The squid is actually an Architeuthis, aka the…View More New Video of Giant Squid Surfaces
Yes, that’s a direct quote from National Public Radio. I was giggling this weekend when I turned on the legendary NPR quiz show Wait Wait..Don’t…View More “It’s like a deep-sea version of Truck Nuts”
We know almost nothing about Giant Squids with mantles lengths less than 1000 mm (~40 inches). Very young squids are even more enigmatic than adults. A…View More Baby Giant Squids
A Russian trawler for Patagonian Toothfish, probably in the Antarctic Seas, caught video of a Colossal Squid. The squid, Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, was feeding on one of longlined…View More OMG Its A Monster From the Deep…Or It’s A Colossal Squid
Be worried – us marine scientists are officially taking over the internet. I’m super excited to announce the launch of Deep Sea News on Pinterest. We’re…View More Announcing the DSN Pinterest empire!
The largest measured giant squid eye is 27 centimeters (10.63 inches), roughly the size of a large dinner plate. Whereas all giant squids don’t have…View More Why the giant squid eye?
No doubt you have seen the Amazing Ocean Facts circulating around the web. It seems to be drawing renewed interest even though it cam out…View More What is the true size of Colossal Squid?
The bubbles around me clear and as I regain my visibility my first thought is how wide is the mouth coming for me. Five feet?…View More Whale Sharks and Giant Squids: Big or Bu!!$hit?
Want to know how to capture a Giant Squid on video? Some people use worms to attract fish. Others use intricately painted lures or feathery…View More How to get video of the largest invertebrate
Finally found, albiet brief, video of the giant squid. Spectacular! Although it is unlikely, despite what the reporter states, that Giant Squids obtain sizes of…View More First Video Glimpse of the Giant Squid