Calanus finmarchicus serves as nature's starter feed, 
offering a nutrient profile tailored for aquatic animals.

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We take care of the natural and valuable nutrients of copepods and provide sustainable, nutrient-rich products for animal feed and the aquaculture industry.

Our eco-friendly solutions, derived from traceable sources, support the nutritional needs of aquaculture animals while addressing industry sustainability and quality concerns.

With scientifically documented health benefits, our innovative formulations advance aquaculture practices, ensuring the growth and success of aquaculture operations.

Zooca® Hydrolysate

For marine fish and salmonides

The protein extract of Calanus finmarchicus contains all the proteins and amino acids a growing fish could ever wish for. The Zooca Hydrolysate has a pleasant marine flavor that enhances feed intake and improves feed utilization. Feeding trials have also shown enhancements in intestinal health and immune response, alongside reduced oxidative stress.

Enhances growth and survival
Improves feed utilization
Improves intestinal health
Increased immune response
Zooca® Hydrolysate contains:
Pure protein
Pleasant marine flavor
Read about benefits with 4% inclusion of Zooca Hydrolysate.
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Source: Bøgwald, I., et al. (2023). Calanus finmarchicus hydrolysate improves growth performance in feeding trial with European sea bass juveniles and increases skeletal muscle growth in cell studies. Scientific Reports, 13(1), 12295.
Bøgwald, I., et al. (2023). Dietary protein hydrolysate from Calanus finmarchicus reduces oxidative stress and increases intestinal health in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Manuscript to be published.

Zooca® AstaLipids

Zooca® AstaLipids is a premium, non-refined lipid extract from Calanus finmarchicus, containing a rich variety of lipid components such as astaxanthin, policosanols, and over 40 different fatty acids.

Unlike most omega-3 oils on the market, which are refined and processed, our non-refined extract preserves natural oils, ensuring maximum benefits.

Omega-3 and astaxanthin play a crucial role in providing energy, enhancing pigmentation, promoting skin health, and improving overall immunity and health.

These components are essential for supporting optimal growth and maintaining overall health in aquaculture.

Zooca® Powder

The dried shell fraction of Calanus finmarchicus contains a unique combination of nutrients. Featuring essential amino acids including methionine, lysine, and arginine.

Its growth-promoting lipid content is rich in potent wax ester from omega-3s, and the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin increases pigmentation in fish fillet. The product is also an excellent source of chitin.

Zooca® Powder contains:
Pleasant marine flavor

Zooca® SeaFrozen

The complete animals of Calanus finmarchicus is a key dietary component for many aquatic organisms during their developmental stages. The copepods display excellent buoyancy and have an optimal nutritional composition.

Zooca SeaFrozen serves as an ideal complete feed for marine fish larvae, enhancing their survival rates, growth, and pigmentation.

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