Pacific coast (california market) squid
Pacific squid, opalescent, market squid
Adult market squid found in inside waters average about eight inches (mantle plus tentacles).
The most common species of squid found along Washington's coast, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound is known as market squid (Loligo opalescens) and measures less than a foot in size. With a long tapered body and triangular tail fins, these fast-moving, ten-armed mollusks are also known as calamari when prepared as food.
For more information on Pacific coast (california market) squid see: http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/squid/