Lobster vs Shrimp: All Nutritional Differences

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

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Lobster - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Shrimp - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Lobster vs shrimp - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in lobster is less calories than in shrimp.

Lobster has 77 kcal per 100g and shrimp 85 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 10 %.

In lobster and in shrimp most calories came from protein.

lobster or shrimp - where is more nutrients?

Lobster vs shrimp: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gLobsterShrimp
Calories77 85
Fat0.75 g0.51 g
Protein16.52 g20.1 g
Water80.95 g78.45 g
Calcium84 mg64 mg
Iron0.26 mg0.52 mg
Magnessium38 mg35 mg
Phosphorus1 mg214 mg
Potassium200 mg264 mg
Sodium423 mg119 mg
Zink1 mg1.34 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in lobster is less protein than in shrimp.

There is 20.1g per 100g of shrimp and 16.52g per 100g of lobster so using simple math we can see that difference is about 22 %.

Where is more carbs?

There is the same amount of carbohydrates in lobster and shrimp - 0g/100g.

Where is more fats?

In lobster is more fats than in shrimp.

Tables below show us that there is 0.51g/100g of fats in shrimp and 0.75g/100g in lobster. In this case difference is about 32 %.

See tables below to compare lobster with shrimp in details.


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

Energy content

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


  • Calories85
  • Fat0.51 g
  • Protein20.1 g
  • Water78.45 g
Shrimp calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 95% PROTEIN
  • 5% FAT

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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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