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Rockfish vs. Sucker fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rockfish and Sucker fish different?

  • Rockfish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, while Sucker fish is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B5, Calcium, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Rockfish covers your daily need of Selenium 109% more than Sucker fish.
  • Rockfish contains 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Sucker fish. Rockfish contains 0.226mg of Vitamin B2, while Sucker fish contains 0.085mg.

Fish, rockfish, Pacific, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sucker, white, cooked, dry heat types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Selenium +370.4%
Contains more Calcium +429.4%
Contains more Iron +363.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%
Contains more Zinc +123.3%
Contains more Copper +509.8%
Contains more Manganese +5815.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 269
Equal in Potassium - 487
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 24% 107% 42% 12% 12% 14% 2% 416%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 63% 28% 116% 43% 7% 27% 84% 101% 89%
Contains more Selenium +370.4%
Contains more Calcium +429.4%
Contains more Iron +363.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%
Contains more Zinc +123.3%
Contains more Copper +509.8%
Contains more Manganese +5815.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 269
Equal in Potassium - 487

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.231
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 9% 138% 0% 7% 53% 55% 25% 56% 8% 199% 43% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 0% 0% 0% 3% 20% 28% 52% 54% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.231

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +83.3%
Equal in Protein - 21.49
Equal in Water - 73.99
Equal in Other - 1.55
22% 75%
Protein: 22.23 g
Fats: 1.62 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.67 g
Other: 1.48 g
21% 3% 74%
Protein: 21.49 g
Fats: 2.97 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.99 g
Other: 1.55 g
Contains more Fats +83.3%
Equal in Protein - 21.49
Equal in Water - 73.99
Equal in Other - 1.55

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +94.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.4%
31% 34% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.466 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.485 g
23% 36% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.579 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.905 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.035 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +94.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Rockfish Sucker fish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rockfish Sucker fish Opinion
Protein 22.23g 21.49g Rockfish
Fats 1.62g 2.97g Sucker fish
Calories 109kcal 119kcal Sucker fish
Calcium 17mg 90mg Sucker fish
Iron 0.36mg 1.67mg Sucker fish
Magnesium 33mg 38mg Sucker fish
Phosphorus 248mg 269mg Sucker fish
Potassium 467mg 487mg Sucker fish
Sodium 89mg 51mg Sucker fish
Zinc 0.43mg 0.96mg Sucker fish
Copper 0.041mg 0.25mg Sucker fish
Manganese 0.013mg 0.769mg Sucker fish
Selenium 76.2µg 16.2µg Rockfish
Vitamin A 16IU 196IU Sucker fish
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 59µg Sucker fish
Vitamin E 0.44mg Rockfish
Vitamin D 183IU Rockfish
Vitamin D 4.6µg Rockfish
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.012mg Rockfish
Vitamin B2 0.226mg 0.085mg Rockfish
Vitamin B3 2.897mg 1.462mg Rockfish
Vitamin B5 0.404mg 0.865mg Sucker fish
Vitamin B6 0.241mg 0.231mg Rockfish
Folate 10µg 17µg Sucker fish
Vitamin B12 1.59µg 2.31µg Sucker fish
Choline 78.7mg Rockfish
Tryptophan 0.296mg 0.241mg Rockfish
Threonine 1.014mg 0.942mg Rockfish
Isoleucine 1.06mg 0.99mg Rockfish
Leucine 1.835mg 1.746mg Rockfish
Lysine 2.188mg 1.973mg Rockfish
Methionine 0.707mg 0.636mg Rockfish
Phenylalanine 0.935mg 0.839mg Rockfish
Valine 1.106mg 1.107mg Sucker fish
Histidine 0.502mg 0.633mg Sucker fish
Cholesterol 61mg 53mg Sucker fish
Trans Fat 0.025g Sucker fish
Saturated Fat 0.42g 0.579g Rockfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.238g 0.371g Sucker fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.107g 0.244g Sucker fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.027g 0.094g Sucker fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.466g 0.905g Sucker fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.485g 1.035g Sucker fish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Rockfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rockfish Sucker fish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Rockfish
36%
Sucker fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Rockfish
58%
Sucker fish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sucker fish
Sucker fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sucker fish
Sucker fish contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sucker fish
Sucker fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sucker fish
Sucker fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rockfish
Rockfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.159g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rockfish
Rockfish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rockfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175131/nutrients
  2. Sucker fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172002/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.