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Marine species

Squid

Scientific name: Loligo vulgaris

It is a mollusk with a length of between 15 and 30 cm. It has 8 short arms and two extendable catching tentacles. It lives in waters close to the coast, from the surface of the sea up to 100 meters deep. It is a nocturnal predator that feeds on fish and prawns.

Curiosities

It moves by jet propulsion. When it feels in danger it expels ink to confuse its predators and flee.