The Quest For the Giant Squid


60m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that follows Dr. Clyde Roper's expedition off the coast of New Zealand in hopes of filming the giant squid in its natural habitat. Lurking in the depths of Kaikoura Canyon off the coast of New Zealand's South Island, the creature, which can grow up to 60 feet in length, has never been se

Film Details

Also Known As
Quest For the Giant Squid
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary that follows Dr. Clyde Roper's expedition off the coast of New Zealand in hopes of filming the giant squid in its natural habitat. Lurking in the depths of Kaikoura Canyon off the coast of New Zealand's South Island, the creature, which can grow up to 60 feet in length, has never been seen in its natural habitat or photographed on film. Dr. Roper, of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, leads a team of experts from New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), NASA, Cornell University and Whale Watch Kaikoura.

Film Details

Also Known As
Quest For the Giant Squid
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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