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Noun1.Architeuthis - largest mollusk known about but never seen (to 60 feet long)architeuthis - largest mollusk known about but never seen (to 60 feet long)
squid - widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
genus Architeuthis - giant squid
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The structure, a 360-degree underwater bedroom sitting in three million litres of water, took months to build by Etienne Clamagirand of Architeuthis and was tested for durability in the Mediterranean Sea.
Life-history traits of the giant squid Architeuthis dux revealed from stable isotope signatures recorded in beaks.
NRC's Marketing and Plans Division member Sean Forbes said of the game, "The plot of Project Architeuthis challenges intelligent, problem-solving individuals.
The Maritime Museum in Santander said the squid, a member of the Architeuthis dux species, was discovered on the La Arena beach and was brought to the museum.
CAUGHT off the coast of the Falklands in 2004, Archie (short for Latin name Architeuthis dux) is 28ft long with 31ft- long tentacles and so rare curators decided to preserve her whole.
The new analysis puts squid worldwide into one of the species, Architeuthis dux.
These observations are consistent with the hypotheses that there is only one global species of giant squid, Architeuthis dux," Inger Winkelmann and colleagues, who suggested that the squid could have one of the largest known ranges of any species, wrote.
Researchers say Architeuthis eats other types of squid and grenadier, a species of fish that lives in the deep ocean.
Reproductive system of the giant squid Architeuthis in South African waters.
I am thrilled to be here today to introduce you to my comrade-in-tentacles, my architeuthis cadre, my old and very best china, my china plate, my mate, the younger, prettier, smarter--but aging and increasingly theoretically crude--China Mieville.
Illegibility of statoliths of stranded Architeuthis resulting from bacterial attack and acidification has been reported previously by Roeleveld and Lipinski (1991).