Atlantic Salmon

Salmo salar

Also Known As

Sea run salmon, Kelts, Black salmon

U.S. farmed Atlantic Salmon is a smart seafood choice because it is grown and harvested under U.S. state and federal regulations.



Available year-round.


Coastal salmon farms, mostly in Maine or Washington.


Buttery, rich taste. 


Firm and fatty, rich in omega-3 fatty acids.


Like wild-caught salmon, the flesh is reddish-orange or pink.

Health Benefits

Farmed salmon is low in sodium and contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 142
Protein 19.84 g
Fat, total 6.34 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.981 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 44 mg

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