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Colossal Squid

Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson 1925

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Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni (Colossal Squid) is a species of cephalopods in the family Cranchiidae. They are native to Antarctica and Australia. Dead Colossal Squid form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. They rely on swimming to move around.

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EOL has data for 30 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Colossal squid. View this species on GBIF