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Squids have a beak that is concealed on the underside of their head. They find a target and attack with their tentacles, and then push the food into their beak.

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How does a giant squid obtain it's food?

By actively hunting for it.

How does Spotted Dolphins obtain its food?

Spotted dolphins enjoy a diet of squid, small fish, and free-swimming sea slugs. They tend to obtain their food by carefully hunting near the surface of the ocean.

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Its beak helps the squid bite its food.

What is the importance of squid?

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Food chain of a squid?

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How does a squid obtain oxygen from its surroundings?

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How do squid obtain oxygen from water?

same way the fish do

What is a collar on a squid?

the collar helps the squid digest it's food

Which food group does squid come under?

Squid is from the cephalopods and are a meat.

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How does the Bigfin Squid get its food?

The bigfin Squid eat the small fishes for dinner

How does a giant squid eat it's food?

Squid (of any size) have beaks, which they use to bite off their food, which they then swallow.

Is a squid a producer or a consumer?

Consumer! Squid are predators!(they hunt food!) As apposed to a producer,(that would be something that grows,or harvests its food)

How does a squid find food?

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Is it calimary?

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Squid as food?

Sure, squid is what "calamari" really is. It's squid tentacles. It's pretty good if it's cooked right.

How does the osteichthyes obtain food?

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Why is it difficult to identify stomach contents in a squid?

The squid breaks its food up into tiny pieces, it also digests food pretty fast, so unless the squid is caught with a full caecum, there wont be much recognizable contents of food.

What parts does a squid have to help it capture and hold food?

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Is octopus and squid good food source?

Octupus is a ok food source as long as it is not calimari eich is also good but i do not know about squid :)

Are squids marsupials?

No. Marsupials are vertebrates, i.e. they have a backbone. Squid are invertebrates (no backbone). Marsupials have pouches. Squid do not. They release eggs into the water. Marsupials obtain oxygen by breathing, using lungs. Squid obtain oxygen through a pair of long 'gills' covered in leaflets called lamellae. Marsupials have fur, hair or skin. Squid do not. A kangaroo (for example) is a type of marsupial.

What is the food chain of a giant squid?

sperm whale,tinier squid,and ocean floor crestations