he European Association for Aquatic Mammals (E.A.A.M.) The European Association for Aquatic Mammals (EAAM) was formed in 1972 in The Netherlands as an interest group of zoological parks and individuals working with marine mammals under human care. In August 2012, the EAAM was re-established as a non-profit association in Brussels, Belgium.

The EAAM’s membership includes veterinarians, biologists, zoo and marine park directors and managers, trainers and caretakers, researchers, students and other persons who devote a significant amount of time to the in situ and ex situ welfare and conservation of marine mammals through research, medical care, training, education, conservation, management and related activities.


Follow Andriana back to the sea!!!

Andriana, a rescued Mediterranean monk seal has been rehabilitated and released by the greek NGO MOm with the help of EAAM. We can follow her movements thanks to a satellite tag funded by EAAM.

Join Our World Oceans Month and create a #DebrisFreeSea!

Join members of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA) and the European Association for Aquatic Mammals (EAAM) in the social media campaign to raise awareness of marine debris and motivate people around the world to clean up and prevent more trash from entering our world’s oceans.

EAAM event in the European Parliament

Members of the European Parliament welcomed the European Association of Aquatic Mammals (EAAM) to present examples of its successful research and conservation work in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the scientific journal founded by EAAM in 1974.


This section contains announcements that may be of interest to EAAM members and others that support the goals of the Association.

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