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Giant squid(Dosidicus gigas)


Giant squid
(Dosidicus gigas)

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Icono Origin Origin

Sea catch

Icono Fish Blue Commercial names
  • Potón
  • Jibia gigante
  • Encornet géant
  • Calamar gigante
  • Jumbo flying squid
  • Aka ika
Icono world blue Geographical distribution

Tumbes - Tacna

Icono nutritional facts Nutritional facts
  • Compound
  • Moisture
  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Ash
  • Calories (100g)
  • Average (%)
  • 81.1
  • 1.1
  • 16.0
  • 1.7
  • 101
  • Clean tubes, skinless, tip cut, interleaved, graded. In block, IQF o interleaved.
  • Fillets, raw or boiled, skinless, tip cut, interleaved or block, variable cuts and sizes.
  • Pre-cooked or dried fillets (daruma type), skinless, interleaved or block, variable size.
  • IQF rings, breaded or unbreaded, 3.6 – 6.9 cm diameter, 8 – 13 mm thickness, in block or IQF.
  • Steaks, tenderized or not, interleaved or IQF.
  • Strips, dices / cubes, buttons, in block or IQF.
  • Minced or pulp, blocks
  • Surimi-base.
  • Wings, raw or boiled, with skin on / off, blocks.
  • Tentacles, without beak, eyes and “nails”, with or without suction cups, fresh or boiled, whole or sliced, in blocks.
  • Nuggets, burgers or pre-formed breaded, IQF pieces in retail pack.
  • Canned:
  • Tid bits in brine or vegetable oil, tall cans of 1 lb or ½ lb tuna.
  • Sliced tentacles in vegetable oil, olive oil, sunflower oil; or special sauces. Cans: ½ lb, ¼ club.
  • Dried:
  • Dried fillets.
  • Giant squid meal

For more information contact us

Jhoselyn GuevaraSeafood Products Specialist