Giant squid (pota) is the second most important fishery in the country after anchovy. D. gigas is one of the largest and most abundant of the nektonic squid in the epipelagic zone of the world Ocean. Growth is rapid. The life span is about 1 year, with the biggest specimens of the large group probably living 2 years. Fillet size 1-2/ 2-4 KG block frozen.