The Colossal Squid


By: Kenny Pham, Journalist

The colossal squid is the largest squid species on the earth we know of.  The colossal squid lives in the Antarctic areas and also can be found in the southern waters of New Zealand. They live at least 3,300 feet below sea level (1 kilometer). They search at night and fall back at daytime. The Devils of the deep sea.

Some Fun Facts:

  • Many record holders
  • Sometimes called the Antarctic Squid or Giant squids
  • It’s arms and tentacles have sharp hooks
  • Scientific name (Mesonychoteuthis Hamiltoni)

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