Giant Squid in New Jersey

Did you know that the Jersey Shore has had at least three credible sightings of Giant Squid? All three sightings were documented by experienced observers. The last two were reported by a federal marine fisheries scientist and witnessed by USCG officers during the 1960s.

Illustration of Giant Squid (Architeuthis) attacking Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus)