What is the Largest Squid? A Squid Size Diversity Chart

A size comparison chart of a variety of squid species.
Kim Moeller/Smithsonian Institution

Squids come in a wide range of sizes, from smaller-than-your-thumb to the enormous giant squid. Giant squid grow up to 16 meters (50 feet). Learn more the life, range, and ecology of the giant squid in the Giant Squid section.