Giant Squid Captures Sailor (IMAGE) Marine Biological Laboratory Caption The giant squid has long been a subject of horror lore. In this original illustration from Jules Verne's '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,' a giant squid grasps a helpless sailor. Credit Alphonse de Neuville Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.