Octopus giganteus
The St. Augustine Monster is the name given to a large unidentified carcass, originally postulated to be the remains of a gigantic octopus, that washed ashore on the United States coast near St. Augustine, Florida, in 1896. It is sometimes referred to as the Florida Monster or St. Augustine Giant Octopus, and is one of the earliest recorded examples of a globster. The species that the carcass supposedly represented has been assigned the binomial names "Octopus giganteus" (Latin for "giant octopus") and "Otoctopus giganteus" (Greek prefix: oton = ear; "giant-eared octopus"), although these are not valid under the rules of the ICZN.
Recent analysis concludes that the St. Augustine Monster was a large mass of the collagenous matrix of whale blubber, likely from a sperm whale (1995).

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St. Augustine Monster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The species that the carcass supposedly represented has been assigned the binomial names "Octopus giganteus" (Latin for "giant octopus") and "Otoctopus ...
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Gigantic octopus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The species that the St. Augustine carcass supposedly represented has been assigned the binomial names "Octopus giganteus" (Latin: giant octopus) and ...
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CNN.com - Chilean scientists work to ID mysterious sea creature ...
Jul 2, 2003 ... The more they looked at the creature, the more they became convinced it was a giant octopus known as Octopus giganteus. A specimen of that ...
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MonsterQuest: Giant Octopus — History.com Interactive Games ...
Discover the Giant Octopus, aka Lusca or Octopus giganteus, that has been described being as large as 200 feet long. Learn about the history, hear about ...
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Octopus giganteus - Wikisource, the free online library
Jan 7, 2008 ... The proportions indicate that this might have been a squid-like form, and not an Octopus. The "breadth" is evidently that of the softened and ...
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On the Giant Octopus (Octopus giganteus) and the Bermuda Blob ...
Apr 1, 1995 ... On the Giant Octopus (Octopus giganteus) and the Bermuda Blob: Homage to ... attributed to a species of gigantic octopus (Octopus giganteus).
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Is this the famous "Octopus Giganteus?" - SoulPancake
I was watching the History Channel the other day and there was a show about this. Some people think it's just whale blubber, but others believe it's a giant ...
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MonsterQuest, "Boneless Horror" | Weird Animal Report
Jun 10, 2010 ... But this doesn't stop MonsterQuest from hunting Octopus giganteus. Just because it's imaginary, that never stopped them! And as the narrator ...
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On the Giant Octopus (Octopus giganteus) and the Bermuda ... - Jstor
ida, in 1896 and has been occasionally attributed to a species of gigantic octopus (Octopus giganteus). The other carcass washed up on Bermuda in 1988 and ...
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Octopus - Wikipedia, the free…
The octopus is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. Octopuses have two eyes and four pairs of arms and, like other cephalopods, they are bilaterally symmetric.
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Gigantic octopus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Department of Biology, University of Victoria (Canada), 101 pp. ^ Pierce, S., G. Smith, T. Maugel & E. Clark 1995. On the Giant Octopus (Octopus giganteus) and ...
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... assigned the binomial names "Octopus giganteus" (Latin for "giant octopus") ..... Verrill, of Yale University, who examined the remains, which alone reputedly ...
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2Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University. School of Medicine ... Octopus giganteus several times, the carcass was never properly ...
The Legendary Giant Octopus Resurfaces - Orlando Sentinel
Sep 6, 1991 ... He named the find Octopus giganteus Verrill and started writing about ... Dr. Joseph Gennaro, an anatomy professor at the University of Florida, ...
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Connective tissues of a squid, octopus and "Octopus giganteus" viewed under polarised light. Source: Gennaro, J.F. Jr. 1971. The Creature Revealed. Natural ...
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Unexplained!: Strange Sightings, Incredible Occurrences & Puzzling ...
Unexplained!: Strange Sightings, Incredible Occurrences & Puzzling ...
Jerome Clark, 1999
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1980. ———. “Biochemical Analyses of Preserved Octopus giganteus Tissue.” Cryptozoology 5 (1986): 55–62. Mangiacopra, Gary S. “Octopus giganteus Verrill: A New Species of Cephalopod.
Mysterious Creatures: N-Z
Mysterious Creatures: N-Z
George M. Eberhart, 2002
4, 3 (April 1897): 355–356; Forrest G. Wood and Joseph G. Gennaro, “An Octopus Trilogy,” Natural History 80 (March 1971): 15–24, 84–87; GaryS. Mangiacopra, “Octopus giganteus Verrill: A New Species of Cephalopod,” Of Sea and Shore 6, ...
Hidden Animals: A Field Guide to Batsquatch, Chupacabra, and Other ...
Hidden Animals: A Field Guide to Batsquatch, Chupacabra, and Other ...
Michael Newton, 2009
A Field Guide to Batsquatch, Chupacabra, and Other Elusive Creatures Michael Newton. Octopus giganteus 91 • A swimming elephant, suggested by Neil Clark, curator of paleontology at Glasgow University's Hunterian Museum in 2006 .
200 Quick Looks at Florida History
200 Quick Looks at Florida History
James C. Clark, 2000
Verrill concluded that it was an octopus and that he should be given credit for the discovery. He named the find Octopus giganteus verrill and started writing about the octopus, which became known as the Florida sea monster. No sooner had ...
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A dangerous and cunning predator of the deep - one that the Nauticans have moulded to their will through patience and mutual benefit. Points/model: 200 ptsMWsBsSTWIALdOctopus giganteus633548387Unit Size: 1 (unit strength 5, base size 50 x 50mm)Equipment: noneSpecial Rules: Stupidity (see Predator Patience), Causes Fear, Large Target, Octo Wounds (see below), treats difficult terrain like open ground *, Inky Mist (see below), Predator Patience (see below)* Mountains, walls, houses, and woods are no obstacle for a Giant Octopus.
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St. Augustine Monster - Unsolved Mysteries In The World
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