Shrimp vs. Shark — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Shrimp and Shark?
- Shrimp is richer in Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Choline, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B12, yet Shark is richer in Vitamin B6.
- Shrimp's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 53% higher.
- Shrimp has 12 times more Sodium than Shark. Shrimp has 947mg of Sodium, while Shark has 79mg.
We used Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, shark, mixed species, raw 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||90µg||70µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.141g||0.527g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.135g||0.316g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.012g||0.109g|
|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|