Compare Two Large Squid

The Giant Squid vs. Taningia

These rare, preserved specimens may seem a sad sight compared to the living animals. But they provide virtually all the information available about the two species.

The World's Largest Invertebrate
Architeuthis dux

The World's Biggest Flasher
Taningia danae

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Smithsonian Giant Squid Overview Page

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