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Scientist have not found all the animal in the sea yet. But if you want to know how many animals they found in the sea only about 5% but to guess how many squid there are about 1,000.

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How many species are there of a squid?


What is the species of a squid?

There are around 300 species of squid.

What is the population of the squid?

there are 379000 species of squid

In what species does a squid fall in?

what species does a squid belong too?what species does a squid belong too?who ever answered this question before is acting like a butthead

What species does the squid belong to?

The species that the squid belongs to is the class of the mollusks, called cephalopods. Octopus are also of this species.

Is The Humbble Squid The Giant Squid?

The Humboldt squid and the Giant Squid are two separate species

Are squid an endangered species?

Nope but giant squid are!

What is the population size of squid?

there are 379000 species of squid

What is the specie of squid?

There are around 300 species of squid.

What is the scientifical name for a giant squid?

There are many species of the Giant Squid, but they all fall under the genus Archeteuthis. The most known species is probably Archeteuthis dux.

What animals prey on the squid?

Squid are favorite prey to many fish species, as well as to many whales. The giant squid are hunted by sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus). Last, but not least, squid are also eaten by man.

Will a squid eat an other squid?

It depends on the species of squid. Most squid eat fish, larger species like the giant squid have the potential to eat larger marine mammals. The humbolt squid however, are very aggressive and sometimes have been known to attack and eat other squid.

How do squid live in the desert?

Squid do not live in a desert. They are an ocean species.

What is the Family Genus Species of a squid?

'Squid' are an Order of cephalopods consisting of numerous families, genera and species. Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Mollusca, Class: Cephalopoda, Order: Teuthida. Any species with the above, is considered a squid.

What kind of squid can you eat?

Species of squid which are most commonly eaten include:cuttlefishSparkling Enope (firefly) squidspear squid

What species of squid has been known to violently attack humans?

Humbolt squid

How are squid being endangered?

Squid are not an endangered species and not even on the threatened list.

How much does squid weigh?

Depends on the species of the squid.

Is the firefly squid an endangered species?


Do squids live in the abyssal plain?

Yes, some squid species live in the Abyssal plain. One of the largest predators in this area is the giant squid. Other squid species that make this biome their home include the vampire squid.

How much does the average squid weigh?

There is no 'average' squid. There are some 300 species of squid, all have their own average sizes.

Most dangerous squid in the world?

The Humboldt Squid (Dosidicus gigas) is regarded as the most aggressive, known squid species.

Is a squid a bug?

Squid are cephalopods of the order Teuthida, which comprises around 300 species.

What is the biggest aquatic invertebrate?

The giant squid, Of the 500 species of squid it is the biggest of them all.

What do a squinds eat?

The smaller of the squid live off of shrimp, and fish. The species of the squid depends on what they eat, for example the giant squid not only eats fish but also smaller species of squid, they can also eat young sharks and whales.