architeuthis


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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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In addition to 'Project Architeuthis,' five other campaigns each won $1,000 cash prizes (see full list below).
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.
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).
THE STORY: Billy Harrow, a curator at the Darwin Centre in London's Natural History Museum, is conducting a routine tour when he discovers that the Centre's valuable specimen of Architeuthis dux--giant squid--has mysteriously vanished, tank and all.
We've found pieces of the arms of giant squid, Architeuthis dux, floating where the whales are coming up," Johnson said.
The giant squid, or Architeuthis dux (ar-keh-TOOTH-us duks), owes its nickname to its jumbo size--females can measure 18 meters (60 feet).