Specimen hunt: shots of men on boat pulling in nets, dumping same on deck, sorting out marine life, putting selected life in a tank. Shots of hands disentangling crabs from net, piercing belly of fish with needle to depressurize fish. HAS of divers surfacing with octopus, handing same to man on boat. MLS of specimen, boat. Shots of large number of gulls fluttering about over water, diving for food on water. More on divers tumbling into the water, returning with octopus. Short sequence on divers dumping octopus into Undersea Garden at the Oak Bay Marina in British Columbia.