Incredible Suckers

Web & Print Resources

Web Sites

Ocean Planet: In Search of Giant Squid

http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/OCEAN_PLANET/HTML/squid_expedition.html.

An interactive Web exhibit, via the Smithsonian Institution, on Dr. Clyde Roper’s quest for live giant squid.

The Cephalopod Page

http://is.dal.ca/%7Eceph/TCP/index.html.

FAQ and a wealth of information about these creatures.

Cephalopoda

http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Cephalopoda&contgroup=Mollusca

Basic information and references about cephalopods.

Cephalopod International Advisory Council

http://www.nerc-bas.ac.uk/public/mlsd/ciac/index.html.

A cephalopod research group.

Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
www.siris.si.edu/#ceph
A searchable bibliography of secondary sources.

North East Atlantic Squid Stocks
www.abdn.ac.uk/eurosquid/far.htm
A report on squid fishing in the Atlantic ocean.

Kaikoura @ National Geographic

www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/kaikoura/
A feature on the New Zealand underwater canyon where giant squid are believed to reside.

Books

Doubilet, David. “Beneath the Tasman Sea.” NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, January 1997, 82-100.

Conniff, Richard. “Clyde Roper Can’t Wait to be Attacked by the Giant Squid.” SMITHSONIAN, May 1996, 126-136.

Puente, Maria. “Testing Waters to Learn More about Giant Squid.” USA TODAY, February 1, 1996.