unless you want to get really technical. In some gourmet circles, squid is Nototodarus gouldi, and can be $4/pound cheaper than calamari, which comes from the genus Sepioteuthis. Whatever, there are certain tastes you remember from childhood, like dried tako (octopus, although sometimes called squid in Hawaii):
Japan's NHK took the first live video of the Giant Squid (Architeuthis), which grows up to a length of 43 feet, slightly smaller than the colossal:
Interestingly enough, as the Blue Whale, at 110 feet and 420,000 pounds, is the largest animal to have ever lived, the current crop of octopus and squid is bigger than any prehistoric ancestor.