Mission: To advance the scientific understanding of marine ecosystems, and provide information, knowledge, and advice on the sustainable management of human activities affecting, and affected by, marine ecosystems.
Vision: To be a world leading scientific organization concerning marine ecosystems and to provide the knowledge to secure the sustainable use of the seas.
Member Countries: 20
Annual budget: 5.5 million Euro
Secretariat: Copenhagen, Denmark
General Secretary: Anne Christine Brusendorff