Eel (Fillet, Meat) vs Salmon: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Eel (fillet, meat) - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Salmon - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Eel vs salmon - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in eel is more calories than in salmon.

Eel has 184 kcal per 100g and salmon 208 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 13 %.

In eel and in salmon most calories came from fat.

eel or salmon - where is more nutrients?

Eel vs salmon nutrition, vitamins and minerals

per 100gEel (fillet, meat)Salmon
Calories184 208
Fat11.66 g13.42 g
Protein18.44 g20.42 g
Water68.26 g64.89 g
Calcium20 mg9 mg
Iron0.5 mg0.34 mg
Magnessium20 mg27 mg
Phosphorus23.3 mg0.5 mg
Potassium272 mg363 mg
Sodium51 mg59 mg
Zink23.3 mg0.5 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.15 mg0.207 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.04 mg0.155 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.5 mg8.672 mg
Vitaminium B60.067 mg0.636 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.015 mg0.026 mg
Vitaminium C1.8 mg3.9 mg
Vitaminium E4 mg3.55 mg


It is aslo easy to see see that in eel is less protein than in salmon.

There is 20.42g per 100g of salmon and 18.44g per 100g of eel so using simple math we can see that difference is about 11 %.


There is the same amount of carbohydrates in eel and salmon - 0g/100g.


In eel is less fats than in salmon.

The tables above show us that there is 13.42g/100g of fats in salmon and 11.66g/100g in eel. In this case difference is about 15 %.

See tables below to compare eel with salmon in details.

Eel (fillet, meat)

  • Calories184
  • Fat11.66 g
  • Protein18.44 g
  • Water68.26 g
Eel (fillet, meat) calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 41% PROTEIN
  • 59% FAT


  • Calories208
  • Fat13.42 g
  • Protein20.42 g
  • Water64.89 g
Salmon calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 40% PROTEIN
  • 60% FAT

Vitamins: salmon vs eel

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine): salmon 38% more than eel
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): salmon 288% more than eel
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): salmon 148% more than eel
  • Vitaminium B6: salmon 849% more than eel
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid): salmon 73% more than eel
  • Vitaminium C: salmon 117% more than eel
  • Vitaminium E: eel 13% more than salmon

Minerals: eel vs salmon

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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