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Squid is a cephalopod that typically inhabits cooler and temperate waters. It has a smooth covering and is able to speed up to 30km/h (18mph). Squid (teuthida) usually is 22-1,400cm (8.6-551in) and weights 0.3-500kg (0.6-1,102lbs). Life duration is usually 5-30 years in a solitary lifestyle. Eats mostly: fish, crabs, shrimp

Facts about squids
NameSquid
FamilyOegopsina
Life Span5-30 years
LifestyleSolitary
ClassCephalopoda
Size22-1,400cm (8.6-551in)
PredatorsHuman, seal, whales
Top Speed30km/h (18mph)
Scientific NameTeuthida
Main PreyFish, crabs, shrimp
HabitatCooler and temperate waters
Average Litter Size5
DietCarnivore
OrderTeuthida
ColourBlack, grey, brown, white
Weight0.3-500kg (0.6-1,102lbs)
TypeCephalopod
KingdomAnimalia
Skin TypeSmooth
PhylumMollusca
Conservation StatusLeast concern
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