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Seminal Study: Hungry Female Squid Snack on Sperm

Updated at 9:21 a.m. ET. Sometimes, gifts get put to surprising uses. Full story

The Acid Test: Changing Seas Trip Up Baby Squid

Squid could be in trouble as the oceans grow more acidic, new research finds. Full story

Firefly squid light up night waters in Japan

   Tourists sail along boats pulling in fishing nets filled with firefly squid to see the squid's blue-white light as they reach the surface. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

Jumbo Squid-Cam Uncovers Secrets of Elusive Creature

To see firsthand how an elusive species of jumbo squid lives, scientists have strapped video cameras to the carnivorous sea creature in the eastern Pacific. Full story

Giant Squid All One Big, Happy Family

Though they roam the deep sea around the globe, enigmatic giant squid are all part of the same species, new research finds. Full story

Giant squid is still a deep mystery

The recent unprecedented video footage of a giant squid filmed in its deep ocean habitat has renewed interest in the enormous — and yet still mysterious — species. Full story

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  Elusive giant squid caught on video in habitat

Scientists say they have captured video of a giant squid in its natural habitat deep in the ocean for the first time. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Giant squid swarm waters off California coast

For the first time since 2009, massive numbers of jumbo squid are showing up in southern California waters, as fishermen troll the coastline hoping to get in on the catch. NBC’s Tom Costello heads out on a night-fishing expedition.

  Scientists probe rare giant squid finding in Fla.

A large squid is hauled to shore after being found off Florida's coast. WPTV's Jon Shainman reports.

  Fishermen haul in giant squid

A 23-foot-long squid is found off Florida's Port Salerno. WPTVs Jon Shainman reports.

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A giant squid near Ogasawara islands
A giant squid near Ogasawara islands

A giant squid is seen in this still image taken from video captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near Ogasawara islands taken in July 2012, in this handout picture released by NHK/NEP/Discovery Channel in Tokyo January 7, 2013. The scientists have captured on film the worl

A giant squid is seen in video still captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near the Ogasawara Islands in July 2012.
A giant squid is seen in video still captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near the Ogasawara Islands in July 2012.

A giant squid is seen in video still captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near the Ogasawara Islands in July 2012.

A giant squid is seen in this video still captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near the Ogasawara Islands in July 2012.
A giant squid is seen in this video still captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near the Ogasawara Islands in July 2012.

A giant squid is seen in this video still captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near the Ogasawara Islands in July 2012.

Still image taken from video shows a giant squid near Ogasawara islands
Still image taken from video shows a giant squid near Ogasawara islands

A giant squid is seen in this still image taken from video captured from a submersible by a Japanese-led team of scientists near Ogasawara islands taken in July 2012, in this handout picture released by NHK/NEP/Discovery Channel in Tokyo January 7, 2013. The scientists have captured on film the worl