Lobster vs Octopus: All Nutritional Differences

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

Lobster - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Octopus - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Lobster

At first glance, you can see that in lobster is just a little less calories than in octopus.

Lobster has 77 kcal per 100g and octopus 82 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 6%.

In lobster and in octopus most calories came from protein.

See tables below to compare lobster with octopus in details.

Fact 2: Lobster And Octopus Nutrition Difference

Octopus vs Lobster: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gLobsterOctopus
Calories77 82
Fat0.75 g1.04 g
Protein16.52 g14.91 g
Water80.95 g80.25 g
Calcium84 mg53 mg
Iron0.26 mg5.3 mg
Magnessium38 mg30 mg
Phosphorus1 mg0.1 mg
Potassium200 mg350 mg
Sodium423 mg230 mg
Zink1 mg0.1 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.02 mg0.03 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.014 mg0.04 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.591 mg2.1 mg
Vitaminium B60.104 mg0.36 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.01 mg0.016 mg
Vitaminium E0.87 mg1.2 mg

More protein in lobster

It is aslo easy to see see that in lobster is more protein than in octopus.

There is 14.91g per 100g of octopus and 16.52g per 100g of lobster so using simple math we can see that difference is about 11%.

Less fat in lobster

In lobster is less fats than in octopus.

The tables above show us that there is 1.04g/100g of fats in octopus and 0.75g/100g in lobster. In this case difference is about 39%.


  • Calories77
  • Fat0.75 g
  • Protein16.52 g
  • Water80.95 g
Lobster calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 91% PROTEIN
  • 9% FAT


  • Calories82
  • Fat1.04 g
  • Protein14.91 g
  • Water80.25 g
Octopus calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 11% CARBS
  • 77% PROTEIN
  • 12% FAT

Vitamins: octopus vs lobster

Minerals: lobster vs octopus

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle 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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