Giant squid filmed for the first time

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Giant squid filmed for the first time

Post by Fishstiq » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:04 am

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Re: Giant squid filmed for the first time

Post by Scubie Doo » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:22 am

This is way cool. I thought these were filmed before. I remember seeing a show with people filming and even diving with the giant squid??? Could be wrong though. Nevertheless, way cool.


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Re: Giant squid filmed for the first time

Post by Tom Nic » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:29 am

Scubie Doo wrote:This is way cool. I thought these were filmed before. I remember seeing a show with people filming and even diving with the giant squid??? Could be wrong though. Nevertheless, way cool.


Haven't looked at the links yet, but the Giant squid (20-60' long) had not even been seen alive, let alone filmed... Or so I had thought. This would be really awesome!
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Re: Giant squid filmed for the first time

Post by Tom Nic » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:31 am

Scubie Doo wrote:Here is the dive :-) http://www.sharkadventure.com/package_squid.html


I think these are Humbolts? 4-6' long? Big, but not the giant?
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Re: Giant squid filmed for the first time

Post by Fishstiq » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:21 am

Tom Nic wrote:
Scubie Doo wrote:Here is the dive :-) http://www.sharkadventure.com/package_squid.html


I think these are Humbolts? 4-6' long? Big, but not the giant?


I think you are correct. The giant squid are 13m long, just under 40 feet. I don't think swimming around with them would be such a good idea.
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Re: Giant squid filmed for the first time

Post by Scubie Doo » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:26 am

Got it, you are probably right on the differences.

Come on, it would be like diving with a stubby squid. Just a little bigger :)

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