Colossal Squid Highlights

Watch highlights from the 2014 colossal squid examination as specialists in squid biology from Auckland University of Technology undertake research on this rare find.

This colossal squid and the specimen already on display at Te Papa are the only two of their kind caught intact – ever! Large colossal squid specimens in good condition are rarely available to scientists, so this latest example has caused great excitement.

Credit: Still images supplied by Sanford/San Aspiring Crew.

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