Squid

There are over 300 species of squid, and some may become quite large. Some squid are over 40 feet long. They have a large mantle shaped head and eight tentacles.

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Kosher Food

Is calamari kosher?

No. In order for a sea animal to be considered a kosher species, it must have both fins and removable scales (Deuteronomy ch.14), as well as a bony (not cartilaginous) skeleton. Squid has none of those features, hence it is not kosher.

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Zoology or Animal Biology
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Taxonomy

What is the scientific classification for a squid?

Anything in the Order Teuthida is considered a "squid". I would need to know the common name of the type of squid in question to answer further.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Cephalopodo

Superclass: Decapodiformes

Order: Teuthida

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How many eggs does a giant squid lay at a time?

An octopus can lay more than 1,000 eggs at a time!But than the octopus mom dies.

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How many squids are there in the world?

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Whales
Reptiles
Lizards
Chameleons

What do the giant squid and the chameleon have in common?

both have a closed circulatory system

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How many tentacles do squid have on each foot?

Cuttlefish and squid are decapods, having 10 limbs : the eight arms and two longer limbs called tentacles, used in feeding. They have suckers only at their tips.

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Octopus

Why does an octapus have tentacles?

Well, the octopus had ink glands like the squid, and if it had fins then not only would it look ridiculous, they couldn't get away from predators. Also, on a octopuses tentacles, there are suction cups. They can't get them on fins, and they work as hands.

I think octopuses and tenctacles get along, not fins. Don't you?

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Relationships

Why does a girl want to meet your parents?

So they can find out more about you. and show them you are the right girl for there son/daughter. to show you that if you are responsible or not.

Perhaps she is untested in you and feels she will get to know you better that way.

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Where are chemoreceptors located on squid?

Tentacles

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Cephalopods

Can octopus strangle?

An octopus can strangle. If you've never seen an octopus here is a pic.

The arms. are very strong. They have 1,20 suction cups. that is a lot. so they can strangle.

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Cephalopods

What part of the ocean does squids live?

well to be calculusly correct they live at the middle sometimes at the bottom basically like octopi (plural of octopus) from THE NERD

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What are the natural predators of squid?

Some examples include: humans, toothed whales (sperm whale), sharks, tuna fish and other large fish.

== == Other squid, fish, crabs. A lot of things in the ocean will eat a squid.

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Can you eat squid eggs?

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What does the cecum in a squid do?

A cecum is a primitive rectum, where both solid and liquid waste collect before being expelled from the animal's body.

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What does a squid quill look like?

see through and long

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Cephalopods

Are octopus mammals?

No, octopuses are Mollusca (molluscs)

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Cephalopods

What family do the octopus?

Here are some answers:

  • Family Amphitretidae: telescope octopus
  • Family Bolitaenidae: gelatinous octopus
  • Family Octopodidae: benthic octopus
  • Family Vitreledonellidae: Glass Octopus
  • Superfamily Argonautoida
    • Family Alloposidae: Seven-arm Octopus
    • Family Argonautidae: argonauts
    • Family Ocythoidae: Tuberculate Pelagic Octopus
    • Family Tremoctopodidae: blanket octopus
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Squid

What is the vampire squid's habitat?

Vampire squid are found in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, in the deeper parts of the ocean.

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What eats Caribbean reef squid?

Squid are apparently SO tasty that EVERYthing eats squid, if they can -they've been found in stomachs of whale, dolphin, shark, and any fish larger than the squid in question.

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How can a squid kill you?

Squid do not usually kill people. If they grab your SCUBA gear with their suckers, though, they might pull it loose and you could drown if you panic, but they're not usually deadly. They do bite, however, and that's painful because they have a hard beak.

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Is the giant squid a mammal or a animal?

All Squids are animals from the Class Cephalopoda of the Phylum Mollusca. Squids are not mammals, although bear in mind that all mammals are animals too, just from a different Phylum, Phylum Chordata.

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Orcas (killer whales)
Cephalopods

What is a squid?

A squid is a member of the cephalopod family. It is closely related to octopus and cuttlefish. They are one of the most advanced members of the group of animals that contains snails and clams.


squids are ten-armed cephalopods with slender bodies and pairs of rounded or triangular caudal fins and varying in length from 4-6 in. (10-15 cm) to 60-80 ft. (18-24 m).
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Is a squid a fish?

No. Fish have back bones (like us). Squid are molluscs (like octopuses, snails, oysters, etc.)

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How big can a giant squids eyeball grow up to?

as big as a human head

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How old do arctic squid live?

10 to 15 years is the average life of an arctic squid.

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