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

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

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Halibut

At first glance, you can see that in halibut is less calories than in salmon.

Halibut has 186 kcal per 100g and salmon 208 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 12%.

In halibut and in salmon most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare halibut with salmon in details.

Fact 2: Halibut And Salmon Nutrition Difference

Salmon vs Halibut: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gHalibut (fillet, meat)Salmon
Calories186 208
Fat13.84 g13.42 g
Protein14.37 g20.42 g
Water70.27 g64.89 g
Calcium3 mg9 mg
Iron0.66 mg0.34 mg
Magnessium26 mg27 mg
Phosphorus0.1 mg0.5 mg
Potassium268 mg363 mg
Sodium80 mg59 mg
Zink0.1 mg0.5 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.06 mg0.207 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.08 mg0.155 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.5 mg8.672 mg
Vitaminium B60.42 mg0.636 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.001 mg0.026 mg
Vitaminium E0.73 mg3.55 mg

Less protein in halibut

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

There is 20.42g per 100g of salmon and 14.37g per 100g of halibut so using simple math we can see that difference is about 42%.

More fat in halibut

In halibut is more fats than in salmon.

The tables above show us that there is 13.42g/100g of fats in salmon and 13.84g/100g in halibut. In this case difference is about 3%.

Halibut (fillet, meat)

  • Calories186
  • Fat13.84 g
  • Protein14.37 g
  • Water70.27 g
Halibut (fillet, meat) calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 32% PROTEIN
  • 68% 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 halibut

Minerals: halibut vs salmon

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy eating and living style promoter

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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