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[News]: Catch of the day: Rare tentacle - KSBY

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Catch of the day: Rare tentacle
[SIZE=-1]KSBY, CA - 40 minutes ago[/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]A fisherman snags a rare catch in the Santa Barbara Channel, a tentacle belonging to a giant squid. The 13-foot-long tentacle was ... [/SIZE]


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That's always encouraging. Awesome. I love the Central Coast. Squid country.
 
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"The tentacle, reaching about 13 feet, was about the diameter of a broomstick "

If a London routemaster bus is the standard unit of measurement for length then surely the 'broomstick' must now be the standard unit for diameter? What say you?
 

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Tintenfisch;77546 said:
Oooh, that's Moroteuthis robusta territory... but I suppose it would have mentioned hooks if it had 'em. Dang. :hmm:

There was a lot of footage of the club being inspected by Dr. Hochberg on KCAL9, and it looked pretty "classic architeuthis" to my untrained eye. I didn't record it, though, I'm afraid.

http://cbs2.com/video/[email protected]
http://cbs2.com/video/[email protected]

are the clips. The first one has Dr. Hochberg say "architeuthis" specifically, so I'm afraid you're out of luck in that regard, Kat...
 

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