To advance and share scientific understanding of marine ecosystems and the services they provide and to use this knowledge to generate state-of-the-art advice for meeting conservation, management, and sustainability goals.
To be a world-leading marine science organization, meeting societal needs for impartial evidence on the state and sustainable use of our seas and oceans.
Member Countries: 20
Annual budget: 5.5 million Euro
Secretariat: Copenhagen, Denmark
General Secretary: Alan Haynie (as of August 2022)