That Is A Lot Of Calamari

(New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries/AP Photo)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand Feb 22, 2007 (AP)— A fishing crew has caught a colossal squid that could weigh a half-ton and prove to be the biggest specimen ever landed, a fisheries official said Thursday.

The squid, weighing an estimated 990 lbs and about 39 feet long, took two hours to land in Antarctic waters, New Zealand Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said.

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  1. Sweettooth120 February 25, 2007 at 7:15 am

    I didn’t read the article, but you would think they may have considered throwing it back into the sea.

  2. Jack's Shack February 23, 2007 at 4:56 am


    I hear you.


    Better get a bigger freezer.


    And how.


    It would be something.

  3. orieyenta February 22, 2007 at 8:36 pm

    Geez – imagine how frightening that would be if you saw that while scuba diving!

  4. sandra February 22, 2007 at 8:33 pm

    That is one big friggin’ calamari.

  5. Paula February 22, 2007 at 7:33 pm

    Lunch!!!!! I lurve calamari. 🙂

  6. Richmond February 22, 2007 at 6:17 pm

    And somehow I *still* don’t find calamari appetizing. Go figure…

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