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any squid of the genus
inhabiting deep ocean bottoms and sometimes attaining an arm span of 65 feet (20 meters) or more.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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It was believed that the boat had been dragged under by a
, a hundred-footer.
As an example of an animated underwater scene, a
waves its tentacles, bubbles float up and clown fish swim by.
has always enjoyed a reputation of mythic proportions.
Many whales, turtles and
also rely on this zone for their food.
The disappearances have been attributed to the machinations of enormous sea monsters,
, or extra-terrestrials.
Behind the counter there was a professional human sushi chef, and next to him a
wearing a chef's cap.
Others, such as the
, are many meters long and live in the depths of oceans.
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