Oceana Minimally Processed, Molecularly Distilled Shark Liver Oil is naturally rich in alkylglycerols and squalene, and is extracted from the livers of deep-water Centrophorus sharks, which inhabit the cold, non-polluted waters of the South Pacific at depths of 3,000 to 5,000 feet. Oceana's superior, all natural, whole shark liver oil is minimally processed to ensure that all of its natural trace elements are maintained. We avoid harsh processing and heat, which would strip the oil of many of its valuable natural constituents. It is 100% pure, with no artificial coloring, additives or preservatives. Shark Liver Oil assists in regenerating an adequate immune response as it optimizes blood cell production, strengthens the walls of healthy cells and assists in oxygenating the body. Deep ocean shark liver oil is a complex oil containing Alkylglycerols, Squalene and fatty acids of the Omega 3 group. Alkylglycerols main function is to enhance the immune system which assists in protecting the body from viral diseases and some bacterial conditions. Squalene acts as a carrier of oxygen molecules to our cells enhancing metabolic efficiency. Squalene is also a valuable antioxidant.