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Whelk

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A type of large snail with a spiral-shaped shell found along the North Atlantic coast of the United States. Whelks are not highly prized as a food source. The meat is tough, but it has an excellent flavor, especially when it has been tenderized. Whelks are a gastropod that are members of the mollusk family.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size3 oz
Calories137
Protein23g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates7g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium347mg
Sodium206mg
Cholesterol65mg
Serving Size3 oz
Calories275
Protein47g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates15g
Dietary Fiber0g
Potassium694mg
Sodium412mg
Cholesterol130mg

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