May

RTE: Rare giant squid caught off Dingle

News Story: May 16, 2017

 

"An extremely rare giant squid, measuring nearly six metres long, has been landed off Dingle, Co Kerry.

The 5.8m (19') squid was caught by the crew of the fishing vessel CĂș na Mara during a trawl on the Porcupine Bank, 120 miles west of Dingle.

...The giant squid is currently at the Dingle Aquarium where it is being dissected and studied by US marine science students from Sacred Heart University, Connecticut, who are spending a semester studying in Dingle."

 

Read the full article: https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2017/0516/875595-giant-squid-kerry/