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    Hundreds of giant flying squid piling up on beach; no one knows why

    Hundreds of Humboldt squid washed up on Santa Cruz County beaches Sunday in a mass stranding that is not uncommon but remains somewhat of a mystery to marine scientists.The even more intriguing question, they say, is why the voracious feeders, also called jumbo flying squid, began venturing up to the Central Coast in 2000 from the Sea of Cortez and other warmer spots -- and what their effect is on the ocean environment.
    Scientists say not to touch or eat them, as they might contain toxins.


    Hundreds of Humboldt squid wash up on Aptos area beaches - San Jose Mercury News


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    this should be posted in the sushi thread
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    Holy crap! When did squid learn to fly!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aegis View Post
    Holy crap! When did squid learn to fly!?
    As God as my witness, I did not know squids could fly.

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    They went to flying fish schools.
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    Useless waste of talent if they washed up on shore instead of hitting a 3 point landing.
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    Bet that smells a bit more like low tide than normal.
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