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Humboldt Squid

January 12, 2010

Damn, son!

While the total size of the invading horde is still unknown, observations from autonomous submersibles and sonar indicate that they often swim in dense schools of at least 100 individuals. “We’ve seen densities as high as eight per cubic metre,” says William Gilly, Stewart’s supervisor at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove.

(via The Rumpus)

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