Kōrero: Octopus and squid

Colossal squid (1 o 2)

Colossal squid

The first intact colossal squid to be brought ashore was retrieved from the Ross Sea, south of New Zealand. The specimen, pictured here with scientist Steve O’Shea, was immature, and is probably half to two-thirds adult size.

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Photograph by Kathrin Bolstad

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff and Steve O’Shea, 'Octopus and squid - Squid in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7936/colossal-squid (accessed 1 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff and Steve O’Shea, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006