An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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GIANT SQUID   SQUID, often of extremely large size, typically members of the CEPHALOPOD genera Architeuthis and Ommastrephes.
Photo: Ommastrephes caroli (with a meter stick in the photo, for reference)
   

SQUID   [need definition]. A CEPHALOPOD see also: GIANT SQUID.

See the detailed web page on squid terminology, from the excellent "Cephalopod Glossary" by Richard E. Young, Michael Vecchione, and Katharina M. Mangold.
   


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