|Affiliates||Starfy, Moe, Chuta|
|First Appearance||Densetsu no Stafy|
|Latest Appearance||Densetsu no Stafy 3|
Ootaruika (literally meaning Big Barrel Squid) is the Taruika's father. Just like his children he wears a barrel and sometimes goes inside it. He gave Chuta a barrel in Densetsu no Stafy 2 after losing his pot.