Market Squid - Loligo opalescens (Calamari)

Shellfish  <<  Market Squid

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Market Squid -  Loligo opalescens  (Calamari)




Year-round, with periodic breaks

Method of Capture:

Dip Net and Purse Seine

Sustainability Consideration:

Market squid are caught in our local waters in a regulated, healthy fishery with little to no bycatch.

Size Range:

3 to 5 inches

Flavor and Texture:

Mild to rich, inky flavor with a tender to chewy texture

Cooking Tips:

grill, poach, sauté, broil, bake, fry, braise, serve raw