Omega Protein Corporation is a nutritional ingredient company. The Company is a vertically integrated producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products. The Company is a producer of protein-rich meal and oil derived from marine sources. The Company�s products are produced from menhaden (a herring-like fish found in commercial quantities), and include regular grade and value-added specialty fish meals, crude and refined fish oils and fish solubles. The Company produces and sells a variety of protein and oil products derived from menhaden, a species of wild herring-like fish found along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts. The Company operates through two primary industry segments: animal nutrition and human nutrition. In September 2014, the Company acquired Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. (Bioriginal).