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Squid Ink Color

Color Name: Squid Ink
Hex Color Code: #232F3E
RGB Color Code: RGB(35, 47, 62)
CMYK Values *: 43.55%, 24.19%, 0.00%, 75.69%

Squid Ink, also called Cephalopod Ink, is a dark blue color fluid. This fluid is released into the water by cephalopods species like Squids, cuttlefish, and octopuses, usually as an escape mechanism.

What color is Squid Ink?

Squid Ink color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Squid Ink is #232F3E, and the RGB color code is RGB(35, 47, 62).

In the RGB color model, Squid Ink has a red value of 35, a green value of 47, and a blue value of 62. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 43.5% cyan, 24.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 75.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 213.3° (degrees), 27.8 % saturation, and 19.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Squid Ink has a hue of 213.3° (degrees), 43.5 % saturation and 24.3 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Squid Ink color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(35, 47, 62)

Red 35 (13.7%)
Green 47 (18.4%)
Blue 62 (24.3%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Cyan 43.55%
Magenta 24.19%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 75.69%


Hue 213.33°
Saturation 27.84 %.
Lightness 19.02 %.


Hue 213.33°
Saturation 43.55 %.
Brightness / Value 24.31 %.
LRV ~ 2.7 %
Munsell Color System 0.3PB 1.8/2.1
XYZ X : 2.58
Y : 2.74
Z : 4.95
YXY Y1 : 2.74
X : 0.25
Y2 : 0.27
CMY C : 86.27%
M : 81.57%
Y : 75.69%
CIE-Lab L : 18.96
A : -0.45
B : -11.1
CIE-Lch L : 18.96
C : 11.11
H : 267.66
CIE-Luv L : 18.96
U : -5.3
V : -11.61
Hunter-Lab L : 16.55
A : -1.14
B : -6.15

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Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Squid Ink. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

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