Sunday, December 15, 2013

A to Z Cephalopods: H for Humboldt Squid

© 2013 Sylvia Liu

Humboldt Squid Facts:

  • Humboldt squid are large, up to six feet in length and weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • They are known to be aggressive against humans, though some scientists dispute this reputation.
  • The Humboldt squid is an opportunistic predator and has been expanding its range. Once limited to South America and southern waters of North America, it has now been found s far north as Alaska.

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