AnAge entry for Architeuthis dux
Classification (HAGRID: 04652)
- Architeuthis dux
- Common name
- Giant squid
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- 35 years (wild)
- ref. 1450
- Sample size
- Data quality
There is yet to be a consensus on the longevity of these large animals, with some works estimating that they may live between 2 to 3 years, while other estimate a longevity of over 25 years .
Life history traits (averages)
- No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.
No information on metabolism is available.
-  Romanov et al. (2017), A giant squid (Architeuthis dux) off Reunion Island, western Indian Ocean: the greatest giant ever?