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2011-05-05 15:45:00

HOUSTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE symbol: OME), a nutritional ingredient company that is also the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today reported net income of $6.0 million ($0.32 per share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, compared with net income of $1.0 million ($0.05 per share) for the first quarter of the previous year. Revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, increased 75% to...

2011-04-27 14:00:00

HOUSTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE symbol: OME) announced a revised call-in procedure for the previously announced management conference call on first quarter 2011 earnings to be held at 8:00 a.m., Central Daylight Time, on Friday, May 6, 2011. Any caller may dial 1-800-868-1837 (domestic callers) or 1-404-920-6440 (international callers) and enter the access code 136345# to join the call. Callers who wish to ask questions must first pre-register at...

2011-04-26 15:30:00

HOUSTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE symbol: OME) today announced that it expects to release financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, on Thursday, May 5, 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 8:00 a.m., Central Standard Time, on Friday, May 6, 2011. Callers who wish to participate in the live...

2011-04-19 07:30:00

HOUSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company that is also the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced the final settlement of all of its claims for costs and damages incurred as a result of the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon explosion on April 20, 2010. As a result of the final settlement, on April 18, 2011 the Company received an additional payment of $26.2...

2011-03-29 13:29:00

HOUSTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional ingredient company that is also the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, announced today that as a result of unusual market activity in the Company's common shares on March 29, 2011, the NYSE contacted the Company in accordance with the NYSE's usual practice and requested that the Company issue a public statement regarding that activity. The Company...

2011-02-17 15:30:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME) today announced that it expects to release financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010, on Thursday, March 3, 2011, after the market close. 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 8:00 a.m., Central Standard Time, on Friday, March 4, 2011. Callers who wish to participate in the live...

2010-12-16 15:30:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that it has acquired Cyvex Nutrition, Inc., a dietary supplement supplier based in Irvine, California. Cyvex provides dietary supplement marketers with standardized, premium branded ingredients that focus on human health and wellness. Its website is www.Cyvex.com. Matthew Phillips, Cyvex's President and...

2010-12-08 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that Bret D. Scholtes will become Chief Financial Officer effective January 1, 2011. Mr. Scholtes currently serves as Omega Protein's Senior Vice President - Corporate Development, a position he has held since April 2010. From 2006 to April 2010, Mr. Scholtes served as Vice President - Origination at GE...

2010-11-04 15:35:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today reported net income of $7.0 million ($0.37 per share) for the third quarter of 2010, compared with net loss of $2.8 million ($0.15 per share) for the third quarter of the previous year. Revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 were $56.0 million compared with revenues of $49.9 million for the comparable...

2010-10-20 14:30:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that it has to date received a total of $18.7 million in payments, net of fees, from the Gulf Coast Claims Facility ("GCCF"). The GCCF is administering funds paid by BP in connection with reimbursements for claims caused by the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The GCCF payments represent partial reimbursement for...


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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