Mackerel vs Salmon: All Nutritional Differences

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

Rating: 4.2 on 12 votes.
Marcin PiotrowiczMarcin Piotrowicz
Mackerel - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Salmon - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Mackerel vs salmon - where is more calories?

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

Mackerel has 205 kcal per 100g and salmon 208 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 1 %.

In mackerel and in salmon most calories came from fat.

mackerel or salmon - where is more nutrients?

Mackerel vs salmon: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gMackerelSalmon
Calories205 208
Fat13.89 g13.42 g
Protein18.6 g20.42 g
Water63.55 g64.89 g
Calcium12 mg9 mg
Iron1.63 mg0.34 mg
Magnessium76 mg27 mg
Phosphorus5 mg0.5 mg
Potassium314 mg363 mg
Sodium90 mg59 mg
Zink5 mg0.5 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.176 mg0.207 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.312 mg0.155 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)9.08 mg8.672 mg
Vitaminium B60.399 mg0.636 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.001 mg0.026 mg
Vitaminium C0.4 mg3.9 mg
Vitaminium E1.52 mg3.55 mg
Vitaminium K0.005 mg0.001 mg

Where is more protein?

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

There is 20.42g per 100g of salmon and 18.6g per 100g of mackerel so using simple math we can see that difference is about 10 %.

Where is more carbs?

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

Where is more fats?

In mackerel is more fats than in salmon.

Tables below show us that there is 13.42g/100g of fats in salmon and 13.89g/100g in mackerel. In this case difference is about 3 %.

See tables below to compare mackerel with salmon in details.

Mackerel

205kcal
  • Calories205
  • Fat13.89 g
  • Protein18.6 g
  • Water63.55 g
Mackerel calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 37% PROTEIN
  • 63% FAT

Salmon

208kcal
  • Calories208
  • Fat13.42 g
  • Protein20.42 g
  • Water64.89 g
Salmon calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Energy content

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

mackerel or salmon - where is more vitamins?

mackerel or salmon - where is more minerals?

Marcin Piotrowicz
Author of this page
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.

Add comment

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Privacy Policy

Close