Squid are cephalopods of the order Teuthida, which comprises around 304 species Like all other cephalopods, squid have a distinct head, bilateral symmetry, a mantle, and arms. The majority are no more than 60 cm (24 in) long, although the giant squid may reach 13 m (43 ft). Fresh or thawed squid should be moist, shiny and ivory colored. Pink, yellow or purple flesh indicates deterioration. Raw squid meat is ivory beneath a naturally speckled membrane. Cooked squid is opaque white and firm. Squid products are available in Fresh, Frozen and Value Added forms. Fresh: Whole, Cleaned, Frozen: Whole, Cleaned, Tubes, Rings, Tentacles (“skirts”), Value-added: Breaded or un-breaded strip, Marinated, Stuffed, Canned, Dried and Smoke. Squid is a good food source for zinc and manganese, and high in copper, selenium, vitamin B12 and riboflavin. Main Suppliers are from Argentina, China, India, New Zealand, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand and United States. Frozen are available all year-round. Sizes, Packing and Freezing methods of products can vary to meet customer demands.