In Indonesia, the squid is known by several terms, such as Enus, nus, cuttlefish, or sontong interest. Marine animals are generally caught at night using kerosene lamps as a light roller. They generally liked the light at night. The crowd squid can be caught by using a trap, lift nets, gill nets, trawl rings, shrimp trawl, longline tuna, or holdings.
The squid is one type of marine animal that attracted many people, especially fans of seafood and chinese food. In the market, the squid are generally sold in two main forms, fresh and dried salted.
Judging from the nutritional value, the squid has incredible nutritional content because of high protein content, which is 17.9 g/100 g fresh calamari. Meat squid has advantages compared with other marine products, ie no spine, easily digestible, has a distinctive flavor and aroma, and contain all the essential amino acids needed by the body. Essential amino acids are the dominant leucine, lysine, and phenylalanine. While nonessential amino acid levels is predominantly glutamic acid and aspartic acid.
Both of these amino acids contribute greatly to the emergence of savory flavors and savory. That is why, naturally squid has savory flavors, so the processing does not need to be added flavoring (such as monosodium glutamate = MSG).