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about 80 feet or 1,00o milliliters
in 1993 a specimen was caught off Mauritius 4.5 metres long weighed 450kgs. In 1871 one was found of the Grand Banks that weighed nearly 2000lbs
Giant squids don't have big mouths. Compared to body size theyhave a fairly small beak-like mouth they use to bite chunks largeenough to swallow out of their prey. . And whal…es - even "small whales" are too big for a giant squidto attack successfully.
up to 65 feet and 1 ton (2000 feet)
The giant squid can grow to the size of a bus. It can get as big as 59 ft. and can weight 1,980 lbs. almost a ton.
50ft long 5ft wide
They have large eyes to detect light, even bio luminescent light from other deep sea creatures. They also need that advantage to keep a look out for sperm whales who dive t…o the abyssal pelagic zone, about 5,500m down to hunt them for food.
It depends on the species of squid. Most squid eat fish, larger species like the giant squid have the potential to eat larger marine mammals. The humbolt squid however, are ve…ry aggressive and sometimes have been known to attack and eat other squid.
Squid move by stretching their tentacles out. They have a flap of skin that spreads out as they do this. Then they pull their legs together sharply and the flaps of skin pu…sh the water out of the way that makes them move forward. They do this continuously until they arrive to their destination.
The word 'squid' is believed to have appeared in the early 17th century, but the origin is unknown. Both the Collins and Oxford dictionaries list the origin as 'unknown'. It… has been suggested that 'squid' is similar to squishy and squirt - describing the texture and behaviour of the squid. This is purely based on the similarities of the words - which may be coincidental and not relate to the origin.
It depends on the species of squid. Squid are carnivores, and can eat anything from small fish up to large marine mammals if they can (giant squid). They also have a variety o…f predators, from birds to fish to sharks and even sperm whales eat giant squid
On the whole, squid are not endangered. There has been discussion that the Giant squid is endangered, but that is only in some areas. Populations are quite healthy.
giant deep water squid can be over 20 meter long
A squid is a member of the cephalopod family. It is closely related to octopus and cuttlefish. They are one of the most advanced members of the group of animals that contain…s snails and clams. squids are ten-armed cephalopods with slender bodies and pairs of rounded or triangular caudal fins and varying in length from 4-6 in. (10-15 cm) to 60-80 ft. (18-24 m).
Squid use a kind of jet power. Water is squirted at great pressure out of a nozzle on the squid's body. At times the squid can swim so fast that it may pop out of the wate…r and glide through the air at 25 to 40 miles per hour. A squid may fly for 100 feet or more before it splashes back into the water.