Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Ricardo Montalban heads a team of undersea explorers dealing in below-the-surface scientific research. At the moment, a mysterious pollutant is killing all the fish off the coast of a fictional East African nation. The cause is a sunken ship that is leaking a deadly nerve gas. Montalban must race to neutralize the gas before mustache-twirling villain Jose Ferrer grabs the toxic fuel for his own evil purposes. Montalban's team includes a beautiful woman (Kate Woodville), who exists solely for the benefit of wetsuit-watchers in the audience. Filmed as the pilot for a TV series, The Aquarians was produced by Ivan (Sea Hunt) Tors in Florida and the Bahamas. It has also been telecast under the alternate title Deep Lab.
inheritance, resources, wildlife, cargo, ecology, nerve-gas, race-against-time, scientist