Pacific Common Thresher Shark

Alopias vulpinus

Also Known As

Thresher shark, Fox shark, Sea fox, Swingletail, Whiptail shark, Thintail shark

U.S. wild-caught Pacific common thresher shark is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.





U.S. wild-caught from California and the Pacific Islands. 


Mild flavor.


Firm, dense, and meat-like.


Raw meat is white to tan with a pink blood line.

Health Benefits

High in protein, low in fat, and a good source of niacin, vitamin B6, phosphorous, and selenium. More information on health and seafood.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 130
Protein 20.98 g
Fat, total 4.51 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.925 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 79 mg

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