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squid

(skʍɪd)
n. an earnest student; a collegiate wimp. (Collegiate. Refers to sliminess.) This whole campus is populated by squids and nerds.
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A fishing vessel in Antarctica found the colossal squid in the water.
student Lior Embon, along with their colleagues in the lab of Eli Zeldov of the Condensed Matter Physics Department, have risen to the challenge thanks to a unique setup: they took a hollow quartz tube and pulled it into a very sharp point, then succeeded in fabricating a SQUID encircling the tip measuring a mere 46 nanometers in diameter--the smallest SQUID to date.
Then the squid jets away and leaves its arm tips stuck to the predator," explained Bush.
But what if a bobtail squid is attacked in open water, with no place to hide?
The aquatic ecologist from Portsmouth said: "You feel the squid on the end of your line if they are a good size but this just felt like a bit of debris.
The two primary squid species found in Northwest Atlantic waters, longfin inshore (Loligo pealeii) and northern shortfin (Illex illecebrosus), are both highly migratory, and their distribution on the shelf is temporally variable.
There are probably thousands of giant squids in the oceans, but if scientists weren't searching in their main habitat, it was unlikely that they would find one alive.
The researchers show off their squid pictures in the Dec.
The giant squid Architeuthis is known to reach up to 60ft in length but otherwise there is a lot we don't know about it, just one example of how little we know about life less than a mile down in the oceans of the world.
JAPANESE scientists have photographed for the first time in the wild a live giant squid, one of the most mysterious creatures of the deep sea.
Recommended items: Hot and sour soup, minced chicken in lettuce cups, squid with spicy salt, jade chicken, Super Wok special beef steak, shredded pork with string beans.
We are also working on getting a squid expert here for a lecture.
Spain's consumption of squid and other cephalopods is second only to Japan, and is the highest in Europe.
com/world/a/20739305/fishermen-haul-in-rare-giant-squid/) Yahoo News AU reports that majority of these giant squids are known to live in the deeper parts of the sea.
Squids contain an ejaculatory apparatus for releasing sperm mass when it comes into contact with a female.