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Big Squid Teeming Off California's Coast

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Fishermen in Southern California don't have to travel 20,000 leagues under the sea — jumbo squid have come right to their shores. Dozens of the creatures showed up last week in the waters off Orange County. Though hardly the size of Jules Verne's colossal squid, at up to 60 pounds, the jumbo squid are big enough to excite anglers and give a giant boost to the local sportfishing business.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. Im Renee Montagne.

Fishermen in Southern California don't have to travel 20,000 leagues under the sea. Jumbo squid have come right to their shores. Dozens of the creatures showed up last week in the waters off Orange County. Though hardly the size of Jules Vernes colossal squid, at up to 60 pounds, the jumbo squid are big enough to excite anglers and give a giant boost to the local sports fishing business.

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