colossal squid

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Related to Antarctic Cranch Squid: Colossal Squid, Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni

colossal squid

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A very large squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni) having a large head and mantle and hooks on its arms and tentacles. Colossal squids inhabit Antarctic waters and can reach weights of approximately 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds).
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