Tanaka and Miki said the squid’s movements were not very agile, its tentacles and fins moved very slowly. It looked weak, and pieces of skin were likely coming off its body.
Yosuke Tanaka encountered an 8-foot-long giant squid while diving with his wife off the western coast of Japan. pic.twitter.com/jPZyqhDyA6
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Its size and eyes, however, were striking, even frightening, according to Tanaka, who would be curious to see the squid’s strength against a whale.
In short, we are talking about a very rare creature about which we don’t know many things.