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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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A representative from the New Zealand Department of Conservation told the Herald that the divers most likely found a giant squid (Architeuthis dux) and not a colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni).
Wu personal communication) where sperm whales actively feed [61, 62] on species such as giant squid, Architeuthis, and possibly eight-armed squid, Taningia danae, which have been observed there [63, 64].
dentata; in size class III they were the jumbo flying squid and Patagonian squid; and in size class IV they were the jumbo flying squid, sharp-ear enope squid, Gonatus antarcticus, and giant squid (Architeuthis dux) in order of importance.
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.
The giant squid, "Architeuthis" to scientists, is sometimes described as one of the last mysteries of the
NRC's Marketing and Plans Division member Sean Forbes said of the game, "The plot of Project Architeuthis challenges intelligent, problem-solving individuals.
Thiago Rocha Pitta's mesmerizing Zenithe invertido (Inverted Zenith), 2005, and Prototide, 2008, echoed the same loop between biopoesis and posthuman time through the close observation of physical matter, with David Zink Yi's ceramic giant squid, Untitled (Architeuthis), 2010, acting as a kind of sci-fi version of environmental catastrophe.
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.