Oyster vs Shrimp: All Nutritional Differences

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

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Oyster - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Shrimp - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Oyster vs shrimp - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in oyster is much more calories than in shrimp.

Oyster has 51 kcal per 100g and shrimp 85 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 67 %.

In oyster and in shrimp most calories came from protein.

oyster or shrimp - where is more nutrients?

Oyster vs shrimp nutrition, vitamins and minerals

per 100gOysterShrimp
Calories51 85
Fat1.71 g0.51 g
Protein5.71 g20.1 g
Water89.04 g78.45 g
Calcium59 mg64 mg
Iron4.61 mg0.52 mg
Magnessium18 mg35 mg
Phosphorus1 mg214 mg
Potassium156 mg264 mg
Sodium85 mg119 mg
Zink1 mg1.34 mg


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

There is 20.1g per 100g of shrimp and 5.71g per 100g of oyster so using simple math we can see that difference is about 252 %.


In oyster is carbohydrates than in shrimp.

There is 0g/100g of carbohydrates in shrimp and 2.72g/100g in oyster so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 0 %.


In oyster is more fats than in shrimp.

The tables above show us that there is 0.51g/100g of fats in shrimp and 1.71g/100g in oyster. In this case difference is about 235 %.

See tables below to compare oyster with shrimp in details.


  • Calories51
  • Fat1.71 g
  • Protein5.71 g
  • Water89.04 g
Oyster calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup sliced

Calories source

  • 22% CARBS.
  • 47% PROTEIN
  • 31% FAT


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

Calories source

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

Vitamins: shrimp vs oyster

    Minerals: oyster vs shrimp

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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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