Shark nutrition information

Recently we knew the main ones shark benefits, a really interesting fish in terms of its nutritional contribution, because it contains very few fats and calories, and is also extremely rich in proteins of high biological value (thus providing the majority of essential amino acids), minerals and vitamins .

The truth is that in our country tends to be originally a fish very little consumed, which does not happen in other parts of the world where there is a great culinary tradition in this regard. In China, for example, the popular shark fin soup is very common, which in fact in our country we can find in typical restaurants of Chinese and Japanese food.

One of its main advantages, in addition to its nutritional wealth, is that we can find it practically all year round in fishmongers and markets, although the bad thing is that it is not always easy to find it.

As indicated at the beginning of this note, and as we will know more in detail below, the shark stands out above all for its high quality protein content. It contributes very few fats - and therefore it is a low calorie food -, and it is rich in vitamins (especially vitamins A and E) and minerals (iron, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium).

Shark nutritional composition

Here we indicate the nutritional composition of the shark per 100 grams of edible part.

As we indicated, we have a delicious fish, and especially really low in calories and fat:


130 kcal


21 g


0.1 g

Total fat

4.5 g



Vitamin A

70 mcg


0.84 mg

Vitamin B2

0.62 mg


49 mg

Vitamin B3

3 mg


210 mg

B12 vitamin

1.3 mcg


160 mg

Vitamin E

0.8 mg

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