July 27, 2011

Omega Protein to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results August 3, 2011

HOUSTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME) today announced that it expects to release financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, after the market closes. Senior management will hold a conference call to review the Company's financial results for this period and provide an update on Company developments at 7:30 a.m., Central Daylight Time, on Thursday, August 4, 2011.

Any caller may dial 877-407-0789 (domestic callers) or 201-689-8562 (international callers) to join the call.

A webcast replay of the conference call will be available beginning noon on Thursday, August 4 through Thursday, August 11, 2011 at www.omegaproteininc.com

A telephone replay of the conference call will be available through August 11, 2011. Domestic callers can access the replay by dialing 877-870-5176 and international callers can dial 858-384-5517. The access code for the replay call is 376446.

About Omega Protein

Omega Protein Corporation is a nutrition and wellness company dedicated to delivering healthy products to the animal, human and plant nutrition industries. Omega Protein's marine product lines are sourced from menhaden, an Omega-3 rich fish harvested along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

Web site: www.omegaproteininc.com

SOURCE Omega Protein Corporation