Interesting Facts About Squids

  • Squid are known to be the favorite meal of many sea-dwelling creature.
  • Recent studies show that there are at least five hundred species of squid.
  • Mature female squid are larger than mature male squid.
  • Giant squid quickly mature and grow to large sizes, but they have short life spans.
  • Squids swim backwards because their arms, tentacles, and heads are on the front of their bodies, and their fins are on their back , so when they go forward, they swim backwards.
  • Some squids are bioluminescent, so they glow in the dark.
  • During their Post-Larval state, some squids lose their tentacles.

~ by thatk1d on October 10, 2011.

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