lat. Dicentrarchus labrax
By nature it’s a voracious hunter feeding on everything , mostly prawns, young eels and mullets.
Energy value of 100g of fresh European bass is 64 kcal/286 kj of what 0.6 % are carbohydrates, 1.5% fat and 16.5% proteins.
Minerals contained in fresh European bass: potassium (328 mg), phosphorus (284 mg), magnesium (53 mg), selenium (46,8 μg), calcium (13 mg), iron (0.4 mg), zinc (0.5 mg).
Vitamins contained in fresh European bass: B complex vitamins, thiamine (0.1 mg), riboflavin (0.2 mg), niacine (1.9 mg), pantothenic acid (0.9 mg), vitamins B6 (0.5 mg), B9 (6 μg ) and B12 (0.3 μg), vitamin A (213 IU).
European bass is a fish poor in calories that contains a small proportion of saturated fatty acids and cholesterol. As such, it is an excellent source of quality proteins and omega 3 fatty acids. In addition, it is rich in various vitamins and minerals –selenium and vitamine B complex being the most important ones.