The technology for doing this is demonstrated daily by members of the octopus and cuttlefish families.
It was from cuttlefish-the squid's larger, thick-fleshed cousin.
Fortunately, cuttlefish don't wear shoes, so the tv was spared.
Among the invertebrates the octopus, squid and cuttlefish are rather brainy.
Other marine products promoted include frozen fish, squid, cuttlefish and lobster.
As no such cuttlefish exists, it is probable the creature described was a giant squid.
British Dictionary definitions for cuttlefish
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any cephalopod mollusc of the genus Sepia and related genera, which occur near the bottom of inshore waters and have a broad flattened body: order Decapoda (decapods) Sometimes shortened to cuttle See also squid1