Shark vs. Shrimp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Shark and Shrimp?
- Shark is richer in Vitamin B6, yet Shrimp is richer in Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Choline, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B12.
- Shrimp's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 53% higher.
- Shark has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Shrimp. Shark has 0.4mg of Vitamin B6, while Shrimp has 0.242mg.
- Shark contains less Cholesterol.
We used Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been previously frozen) types in this comparison.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||70µg||90µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.527g||0.141g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.316g||0.135g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.109g||0.012g|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.012g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|