Argentine Shortfin Squid
Sixfour Argentineshortfinsquid
Range Argentina and Untied Kingdom including the Falklands.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Teuthida
Family Ommastrephidae
Genus Illex
Species I. argentinus

The Argentine Shortfin Squid (Illex Argentinus) is a species of squid in the family Ommastrephidae.

It is one of the most commercially fished species of squid, with 511,087 tons harvested in 2002.

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