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2012-08-30 14:25:10

HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company and the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced, based on preliminary reports from its facilities in Louisiana and Mississippi, that it has suffered no material property damages from Hurricane Isaac. The Company suffered only some immaterial impact that is not expected to affect its overall operations,...

2012-08-02 10:27:44

HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company and the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that Bret Scholtes, the Company's President & Chief Executive Officer, and Andrew Johannesen, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 32(nd) Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 10:00...

2012-07-17 10:24:43

HOUSTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company and the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, will announce results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, after market close. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120717/NE41641LOGO ) The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss...

2012-06-13 10:24:24

HOUSTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company and the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced an update on its fishing efforts as of the close of business on June 8, 2012, the end of the 8th week of the Company's 2012 fishing season. As of June 8, 2012, the Company's total fish catch was at approximately 162,200 short tons, a 29%...

2012-05-22 10:24:38

HOUSTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company and the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that Bret Scholtes, the Company's President & Chief Executive Officer, and Andrew Johannesen, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Stephens Spring Investment Conference on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m....

2012-05-17 10:26:09

HOUSTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company and the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that Bret Scholtes, the Company's President & Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Janney Consumer Conference on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET in Boston, MA. The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live, and a replay...

2012-04-18 10:25:23

HOUSTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company and the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, will announce results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, after market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The...

2012-04-02 15:41:53

Forage fish twice as valuable in the water as in the net Fishing for herring, anchovy, and other "forage fish" in general should be cut in half globally to account for their critical role as food for larger species, recommends an expert group of marine scientists in a report released today. The Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force conducted the most comprehensive worldwide analysis of the science and management of forage fish populations to date. Its report, "Little Fish, Big Impact: Managing a...

2012-04-02 06:21:45

Forage Fish Twice as Valuable in the Water as in the Net WASHINGTON, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fishing for herring, anchovy, and other "forage fish" in general should be cut in half globally to account for their critical role as food for larger species, recommends an expert group of marine scientists in a report released today. The Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force conducted the most comprehensive worldwide analysis of the science and management of forage fish populations to...

Task Force: Throw The Little Fish Back!
2012-04-02 10:41:00

New analysis by an international group of scientists specializing in everything from fish ecology to marine mammals highlights the importance of preserving the seas´ smallest fish species that serve as an important food for larger marine animals. The Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force -- a consortium of 13 scientists from around the world -- reported that forage fish populations such as anchovies, herring and sardines are being affected by commercial fishing. The group recommends that...


Latest Menhaden Reference Libraries

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2009-01-20 20:20:20

The Gulf Menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) is a species of marine fish that belongs to the Clupeidae family. Its range encompasses the entirety of the Gulf of Mexico shore waters, with the exception of the extreme eastern Yucatan peninsula and western Cuba. The center of population is located in the northwest Gulf, near Louisiana and Texas where they are very numerous. In the southern Gulf, their range overlaps with the Finescale Menhaden (Brevoortia gunteri). In the eastern Gulf its range...

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2009-01-13 18:56:35

The Atlantic Bonito (Sarda sarda) is a species of mackerel-like fish found commonly in the Atlantic Ocean where it is an important commercial and game fish. This fish travels in large schools and is common offshore in the vicinity of New York where it is locally known as "˜skipjack' because of its habit of jumping from the water. However, the name "˜skipjack' normally refers to the Skipjack Tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis). Atlantic Bonito grow up to 30 inches in length and weigh 10 to 12...

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2007-04-03 00:27:56

The Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) is a silvery, highly compressed fish in the herring family, Clupeidae. A filter feeder, it lives on plankton caught in midwater. An adult fish can filter up to four gallons of water a minute and they play an important role in clarifying ocean water. They are also a natural check to the deadly red tide. Menhaden occur in large numbers in the North Atlantic, ranging from Nova Scotia, Canada to central Florida, USA. They swim in large schools, some...

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