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Fish oil is a 100% marine oil derived from the tissues of oily fish and contains the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) which are very essential for animals and humans. These have been the subject of numerous studies showing they confer several health benefits which are well documented.
The fish used as sources do not actually produce omega-3 fatty acids, but instead accumulate them by consuming either microalgae or prey fish that have accumulated omega-3 fatty acids.
Fish oil is mainly used for the production of feed for farmed fish and in the production of refined fish oil for human consumption.
Fish oil contain various essential nutrients e.g.:
All this makes fish oil an important marine ingredient in the feed for animals as their vulnerability to healt issues and slower growth fall remarkably.