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Table 2 Biological date of the giant squids summarized in Table 1

From: Extraordinary numbers of giant squid, Architeuthis dux, encountered in Japanese coastal waters of the Sea of Japan from January 2014 to March 2015

ID no. DML (cm) BL (cm) TL (cm) BW (kg) Sex Condition Tentacle Remarks
A-1 350 Dead Absent  
A-2 187 406 163 F Alive Absent  
A-3 Dead Absent Only head and arms. Arm length 1.2 m
A-4 170 340 F Alive Absent  
A-5 136 305 ca. 100 M Alive Absent  
A-6 91 394 25.2 M Alive Present  
A-7 410 ca. 200 F Alive Absent  
A-8 135 285 F Dead Absent  
A-9 120.8 462.5 Dead  
A-10 123 430 50 Dead Present  
A-11 196 446 ca. 200 F Dead Absent  
A-12 116 270 570 M Present  
A-13 84 448 33.2 F Alive Present  
A-14 110 435 37.7 M Alive Present  
A-15 150 350 M Alive Absent  
A-16 110 275 510 Alive Present  
A-17 112 594 Dead Present  
A-18 ca. 500 Alive  
A-19 ca. 100  
A-20 121.5 637 F Dead Present  
A-21 480 30 Dead Present  
A-22 111 289 565 60 F Alive Present  
A-23 ca. 100 Dead  
A-24 92 420 Present  
B1 140 314 M Absent  
B-2 117 264 288 ca. 40 M Dead Absent  
B-3 260 Present  
B-4 183.5 130 F Dead Absent Head and mantle separated
B-5 137 740 ca. 60 Alive Present Good condition
B-6 Dead Absent Only head and arms. Arm length 1.2 m
B-7 155 630 Alive Present  
B-8 350 ca. 100 Dead Absent  
B-9 320 ca. 70 Alive Absent  
B-10 178 507 ca. 100 Dead One side only  
B-11 ca. 300 Alive Absent  
B-12 Alive Absent  
B-13 180.5 355 Dead Absent  
B-14 127 M Dead Absent  
B-15 420 Absent  
B-16 ca. 200 ca. 600 ca. 200 Alive  
B-17 ca. 300 Alive  
B-18 ca. 200 ca. 600 Alive Present  
B-19 170 ca. 400 Alive Absent  
B-20 Alive  
B-21 ca. 200 ca. 400 Alive Absent  
B-22 ca. 400  
B-23 335 Alive  
B-24 420 ca. 200 Alive Absent  
B-25 360 ca. 150 Alive Absent  
B-26 415 Alive Absent  
B-27 175 377 F Dead Absent  
B-28 286 65.5 Dead Absent  
B-29 250-300 Alive  
B-30 ca. 200 Alive  
B-31 177 376 F Dead Absent Empty stomach
B-32 161 327 Dead Absent  
B-33 190 360 Dead Absent