The squid is a cephalopod mollusc with an elongated cone-shaped body with a sharp end. On the back in a lateral position, there are two narrow fins that depart from the middle of the body, the head protrudes from the coat with the eyes in a lateral position and around the mouth there are four pairs of arms and a pair of tentacles rich in suckers at the end. The colour is transparent white with pink-violet dots. The squid can reach a maximum size of 30‐40 cm. The shell is internal and has the consistency of a transparent veil. It can reach 350 m in depth, normally it is found between 20 and 100 m. migrates to the coasts in spring of autumn when the reproduction is more intense, even if it is a species that reproduces all year round.
- The medium-sized squid has firm, light-coloured flesh.
- Squid is a low-calorie food (of course it will also depend on the type of cooking).
- Hailing from the Mediterranean Sea, they are ideal to star in your favourite seafood recipes.