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Squid, Longfin Rhode Island

Latin Name: Loligo pealei

Tableside Information:

Common Names: American Calamari, Boston Squid, Winter Squid

The most recognizable Cepholopods in the world.
Mild, Textural, Clean

Food Information:


THE FISHERY - Based in Point Judith, this 30 day Boat Fleet catches the Longfin Squid and chills it in an iced salt brine and returns to dock. The Squid are then processed quickly and packaged in 10 lb tubs. is a direct resource for perfect RI Longfin Squid. 

THE SQUID - Longfin Squid are an inshore species and are readily available for National distribution. The Longfin Squid is a sweet and clean flavored species, and when properly cooked, can deliver one of the most tender textures in Cephalopod Dining.
Grill, Fry, Saute, Stuff, Sous Vide

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

North Atlantic & New England


Rhode Island


New England Fleet

Harvest Method:

Net Caught