Squids Hunting for the White Gold

A film by Owen Prümm
Documentary (52min), ZDF/ ARTE, 2005

In The Place of Clear Waters, the Tsitsikamma, a spectacle never seen before is reaching its frenzied climax - the largest mass spawning of the Chokka Squid ever filmed, and it’s an irresistible magnet for thousands of the ocean’s biggest killers. They’re heading in for the wedding feast. The squids’ ancient nuptial dance also lures world famous oceanographers and DNA scientists, here to prove theories that could astound the scientific world. As for the chokka fishermen, there’s more white gold than anyone could ever imagine. The race has begun. The Hunt is on!

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