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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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Called Stubby squid, or Rossa Pacifica, the squid resembles more of a cuttlefish than a common squid found splashing in the Northern Pacific region of Japan and southern California.
Therefore, age estimation is an important part of analyzing growth rates for the different life stages of squids.
New Zealand scientists Kat Bolstad from Auckland University of Technology led the dissection of a colossal squid.
Even very sensitive SQUIDS present geometric challenges when it comes to scanning materials: they need to be as small as possible to attain the highest image resolution, and they need to get as close as possible to the sample to image the tiniest magnetic features.
In SQUIDS Wild West, a team of springy heroes continues their epic adventure across the seven seas to put a stop to the black ooze sliming up their idyllic kingdom.
Washington, Aug 3 ( ANI ): A postdoctoral researcher has observed a never-before-seen defensive strategy used by a small species of deep-sea squid in which the animal counter-attacks a predator and then leaves the tips of its arms attached to the predator as a distraction.
THEY all dreamt of landing the Big One and claiming first place in the All England Squid Championships.
The amazing thing about giant squids and many other cephalopods is that their mouths are surrounded by eight arms and two tentacles.
Tiburon found the offspring-caring mother squids at depths between 1,500 and 2,500 meters in Monterey Canyon off California's coast.
For scientists from the National Science Museum in Tokyo, led by Dr Tsunemi Kubodera, captured images of a 26ft-long giant squid attacking bait at a depth of almost 3,000ft.
But other sightings were of smaller, or very injured squids washed toward the shore - or of parts of a giant squid," Kubodera said.
One of the best items of the 49 of these specials offered is described on the menu as ``crispy fried squid with spicy salt'' and priced at $4.
If the famous story of a giant squid attacking the Nautilus fascinated you, or even if you just would like to know more about he calamari on your plate, the Alaska SeaLife Center this month has the perfect way for you to learn more about these fascinating sea creatures.
argentinus, and other squids (mainly cuttlefish) has increased.