Friday Squid Blogging: Ben Deacon, Squid Researcher
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According to juicy folklore and loose legend, for centuries, the inky waters of our deepest oceans have been home to that most mysterious of marine creatures — the giant squid. Well, as we speak, visitors to Melbourne’s aquarium can take a gander at the real thing, a 7m-long squid, caught in New Zealand and frozen in a block of ice.
For 30 years, almost obsessively, one real scientific character from across the Tasman has been chasing these elusive creatures and Ben Deacon caught up with him, hard at what’s clearly become his life’s work.