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humbolt, not giant squid


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Posted by scottfiji on March 09, 2007 at 08:09:30:

In Reply to: Giant squid in Santa Monica Bay! posted by jlyle on March 09, 2007 at 07:15:30:

I think their proper name is Humbolt squid (Dosidicus gigas), not Giant squid (Architeuthis dux). The people who run the Humbolt squid dives call them Giant squid for marketing purposes.

Either way, it will add some spice to the night dives! lol

Scott



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