Giant squids are found in the deep sea and have been photographed at depths around 3,000 feet. Scientists face challenges in studying giant squids and their habitats due to the extreme depth at which they are located. Ac... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Squid

The squid's natural predators include birds, fish, sharks and whales. Squid predators vary depending on their habitat. Squid that live near the surface of the water or in warm waters have an increased risk of being eaten... More »

Legends of monster squids or kraken are probably based on sightings of the giant squid, a deep-sea animal known to live in the waters off Norway and Greenland where the kraken legend arose. Giant squids can reach up to 5... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Squid

Giant squids inhabit all the oceans in the world, although they tend to avoid warm tropical waters and frigid arctic areas. They hunt in the deep ocean at depths between 300 and 1000 meters. More »

Giant squid eat deep water fishes and other squid. They catch prey by using suckers and teeth on their feeding tentacles, bringing the prey into the beak using their eight arms. The food is broken into smaller pieces by ... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Squid

According to National Geographic, the largest squid ever found measured 59 feet long and weighed about a ton. The squid was a "giant" squid, the largest of the more than 280 squid species found worldwide. More »

As of 2014, the largest recorded giant squid is 43 feet long, including its tentacles. Most giant squid do not exceed 16 feet in length, including the fin and arms. The largest recorded mantle, or body, on a giant squid ... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Squid