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Omega-3 Fats in Fish

Below are the approximate amounts of Omega-3 fats per 4 ounce serving (about the size of a deck of cards).

Fresh Atlantic Salmon (farmed): 2,800 mg
Fresh Atlantic Salmon (wild): 2,300 mg
Smoked salmon: 600 mg
Canned salmon: 1,400 mg
Sardines: 1,700 mg
Snapper: 400 mg
Fresh Rainbow Trout (farmed): 1,100 mg
Fresh Rainbow Trout (wild): 900 mg
Fresh Yellowfin tuna: 275 mg
Canned tuna: 315 mg
Grouper: 300mg
Shark: 1,100 mg
Orange roughy: 26 mg
Crayfish (Crawfish) (farmed): 195 mg
Crayfish (Crawfish) (wild): 200 mg
Oysters, Eastern (wild): 750 mg
Oysters, Eastern (farmed): 490 mg
Oysters, Pacific: 830 mg
Shrimp: 600 mg
Blue mussel: 540 mg
Scallop: 240 mg
Squid/Calamari: 560 mg
Halibut: 600 mg

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