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114 Fish Highest in Lysine

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2100mg Lysine = 100% RDI
  1. Bluefin Tuna (Cooked)
    4670mg (222% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  2. Cooked Grouper
    4610mg (220% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  3. Cooked Sockeye Salmon
    4376mg (208% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  4. Cooked Yellowfin Tuna
    4361mg (208% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  5. Cooked Coho Salmon (Wild, Moist Heat)
    4272mg (203% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  6. Cooked Snapper
    4106mg (196% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  7. Cooked Yellowtail
    3979mg (189% RDI) in 1/2 fillet
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  8. Wild Atlantic Salmon (Cooked)
    3971mg (189% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  9. Cooked Tilapia
    3936mg (187% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  10. Cooked Northern Pike
    3854mg (184% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  11. Cooked Coho Salmon (Farmed)
    3794mg (181% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  12. Cooked Atlantic Cod
    3775mg (180% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  13. Atlantic Mackerel (Cooked)
    3723mg (177% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  14. Cooked Coho Salmon (Wild)
    3662mg (174% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  15. Cooked Clams
    3627mg (173% RDI) in 20 small
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  16. Cooked Mahimahi
    3463mg (165% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  17. Cooked Eel
    3452mg (164% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  18. Farmed Atlantic Salmon
    3451mg (164% RDI) in 6oz fillet
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  19. Cooked Tilefish
    3374mg (161% RDI) in 1/2 fillet
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  20. Canned Sardines
    3367mg (160% RDI) in 1 cup, drained
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  21. Cooked Haddock
    3189mg (152% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  22. Atlantic Herring
    3024mg (144% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  23. Cooked Trout
    3010mg (143% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  24. Smoked Whitefish
    2923mg (139% RDI) in 1 cup, cooked
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  25. Cooked Walleye Pike
    2795mg (133% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  26. Cooked Pacific Herring
    2779mg (132% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  27. Cooked Striped Bass
    2589mg (123% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  28. Striped Bass (Raw)
    2589mg (123% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  29. Whelk (Cooked)
    2491mg (119% RDI) in 3 oz
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  30. Dungeness Crab (Raw)
    2469mg (118% RDI) in 1 crab
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  31. Smoked Sturgeon
    2435mg (116% RDI) in 3 oz
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  32. Cooked Catfish
    2427mg (116% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  33. Canned Shrimp
    2321mg (111% RDI) in 1 cup
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  34. Alaskan King Crab
    2257mg (107% RDI) in 1 leg
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  35. Cooked Skipjack
    2202mg (105% RDI) in 3 oz
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  36. Cooked Sea Bass
    2192mg (104% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  37. Raw Tilapia
    2100mg (100% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  38. Canned White Tuna (Oil Packed)
    2071mg (99% RDI) in 3 oz
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  39. Cooked Cuttlefish
    2063mg (98% RDI) in 3 oz
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  40. Cooked King Mackerel
    2030mg (97% RDI) in 3 oz
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  41. Flat Fish (Flounder or Sole)
    1982mg (94% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  42. Cooked Halibut
    1973mg (94% RDI) in 3 oz
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  43. Canned Sockeye Salmon
    1953mg (93% RDI) in 3 oz
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  44. Cooked Spiny Lobster
    1951mg (93% RDI) in 3 oz
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  45. Cooked Pollock
    1946mg (93% RDI) in 3 oz
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  46. Cooked Pompano
    1914mg (91% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  47. Atlantic Mackerel (Raw)
    1913mg (91% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  48. Cooked Whitefish
    1911mg (91% RDI) in 3 oz
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  49. Octopus (Cooked)
    1894mg (90% RDI) in 3 oz
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  50. Canned Blue Crab
    1871mg (89% RDI) in 1 cup
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  51. Cooked Shrimp
    1846mg (88% RDI) in 3 oz
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  52. Canned White Tuna (Water Packed)
    1844mg (88% RDI) in 3 oz
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  53. Cooked Swordfish
    1843mg (88% RDI) in 3 oz
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  54. Bluefin Tuna (Raw)
    1821mg (87% RDI) in 3 oz
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  55. Yellowtail (Raw)
    1807mg (86% RDI) in 3 oz
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  56. Canned Pink Salmon
    1796mg (86% RDI) in 3 oz
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  57. Cooked Orange Roughy
    1778mg (85% RDI) in 3 oz
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  58. Canned Atlantic Cod
    1777mg (85% RDI) in 3 oz
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  59. Cooked Lingcod
    1767mg (84% RDI) in 3 oz
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  60. Cooked Smelt
    1765mg (84% RDI) in 3 oz
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  61. Queen Crab (Cooked)
    1752mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
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  62. Canned Salmon
    1750mg (83% RDI) in 3 oz
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  63. Skipjack Tuna (Raw)
    1717mg (82% RDI) in 3 oz
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  64. Canned Pink Salmon (With Skin and Bones)
    1683mg (80% RDI) in 3 oz
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  65. Raw Coho Salmon
    1660mg (79% RDI) in 3 oz
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  66. Cooked Dungeness Crab
    1648mg (78% RDI) in 3 oz
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  67. Blue Crab
    1635mg (78% RDI) in 1 cup, flaked and pieces
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  68. Cooked Rainbow Trout
    1624mg (77% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  69. Cooked Sturgeon
    1616mg (77% RDI) in 3 oz
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  70. Cooked Turbot
    1607mg (77% RDI) in 3 oz
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  71. Canned Sockeye Salmon (With Bones)
    1598mg (76% RDI) in 3 oz
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  72. Farmed Atlantic Salmon (Raw)
    1590mg (76% RDI) in 3 oz
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  73. Anchovies (Raw)
    1589mg (76% RDI) in 3 oz
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  74. Canned Clams
    1577mg (75% RDI) in 3 oz
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  75. Cooked Whiting
    1552mg (74% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  76. Wild Atlantic Salmon (Raw)
    1549mg (74% RDI) in 3 oz
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  77. Raw Whiting
    1547mg (74% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  78. Cooked Pacific Cod
    1544mg (74% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  79. Canned Sockeye Salmon (With Skin and Bones)
    1531mg (73% RDI) in 3 oz
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  80. Rainbow Trout (Raw)
    1514mg (72% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  81. Cooked Blue Mussels
    1512mg (72% RDI) in 3 oz
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  82. Pink Salmon (Raw)
    1495mg (71% RDI) in 3 oz
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  83. Whitefish (Raw)
    1490mg (71% RDI) in 3 oz
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  84. Canned Eastern Oysters
    1436mg (68% RDI) in 1 can (12 oz), oysters and liquid
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  85. Queen Crab (Raw)
    1369mg (65% RDI) in 3 oz
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  86. Fresh Water Bass (Raw)
    1368mg (65% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  87. Cooked Sablefish
    1342mg (64% RDI) in 3 oz
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  88. Cooked Crayfish
    1295mg (62% RDI) in 3 oz
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  89. Cooked Alaska Pollock
    1294mg (62% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  90. Crayfish
    1238mg (59% RDI) in 3 oz
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  91. Abalone (Cooked)
    1218mg (58% RDI) in 3 oz
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  92. Lobster (Cooked)
    1212mg (58% RDI) in 3 oz
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  93. Cooked Pacific Oysters
    1200mg (57% RDI) in 3 oz
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  94. Fried Calamari
    1114mg (53% RDI) in 3 oz
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  95. Scallops
    1069mg (51% RDI) in 3 oz
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  96. Blue Crab Cakes
    1040mg (50% RDI) in 1 cake
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  97. Clams (Raw)
    955mg (45% RDI) in 3 oz
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  98. Cooked Atlantic Perch
    885mg (42% RDI) in 1 fillet
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  99. Smoked Haddock
    658mg (31% RDI) in 1 oz, boneless
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  100. Fish Roe (Cooked)
    619mg (29% RDI) in 1 oz
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  101. Yellowfin Tuna (Raw)
    610mg (29% RDI) in 1 oz, boneless
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  102. Imitation Crab Meat
    601mg (29% RDI) in 3 oz
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  103. Canned Anchovies
    531mg (25% RDI) in 5 anchovies
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  104. Cooked Eastern Oysters (Wild)
    503mg (24% RDI) in 3 oz
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  105. Smoked Salmon
    477mg (23% RDI) in 1 oz, boneless
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  106. Kippered Herring
    452mg (22% RDI) in 1 fillet, small (2-3/8 Inch x 1-3/8 Inch x 1/4 Inch)
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  107. Cooked Eastern Oysters (Farmed)
    445mg (21% RDI) in 3 oz
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  108. Pickled Herring
    370mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz, boneless
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  109. Raw Pacific Oysters
    353mg (17% RDI) in 1 medium
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  110. Raw Eastern Oysters
    332mg (16% RDI) in 3 oz
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  111. Squid (Raw)
    331mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz, boneless
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  112. Cooked Wild Eastern Oysters
    320mg (15% RDI) in 6 medium
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  113. Fish Roe
    238mg (11% RDI) in 1 tbsp
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  114. Raw Scallops
    222mg (11% RDI) in 1 unit 2 large or 5 small
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