welk

Buccinum undatum
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100 gram
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 137
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.40g
1%
Saturated Fat 0.031g
0%
Trans Fat 0.023g
Cholesterol 65mg
22%
Sodium 206mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 7.76g
3%
Dietary Fiber 0g
0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 23.84g

Vitamin A
87iu%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
57%
Iron
5.03%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

General Information

A marine snail native to the North Atlantic, characterized by thick, spirally, coiled shell and a large muscular foot. Shell is typically chalky grey to green-yellow in color, with irregular light and dark segments.

Fishing Season

Whelk is harvested in coastal waters in maritime Quebec, Magdalen Island as and in Newfoundland. Fishing Season is from April to October and is done using baited pots.

Average Size/Weight

Males and females average about 7 cm in height at sexual maturity. The average shell-on weight of frozen whelk varies from 45-100g.

Product Available/Frozen

Frozen, cooked whole whelk in shell Frozen, cooked & cleaned whelk meat both whole whelk and whelk meats are graded by their count per kilogram.

Sensory Characteristics

Whelk meat is lean and low in calories but rich in protein and iron. Whelk has a distinctive savory flavor and is considered a choice delicacy by many.

Ingredients

Whelk.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN/FAO

wild caught, Canada, Iceland.
FAO21
FAO27

Quality Control

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