he European Association for Aquatic Mammals (E.A.A.M.) Founded in 1972, the European Association for Aquatic Mammals (EAAM) is a non-profit organisation that brings together zoological parks and individuals devoted to the conservation and welfare of aquatic mammals, both in human care and in the wild. EAAM’s zoological park members predominately are based in the European Union but also in Hong Kong, Mexico and the United States. Members include veterinarians, biologists, zoo directors, researchers, educators, trainers, and students. All EAAM members devote significant time and resources to marine mammals through daily care and training, medical care, public education, scientific research, rescue and rehabilitation and related activities.


EAAM Symposium 2016

The European Association for Aquatic Mammals (EAAM) its proud to announce its 44th Annual Meeting, that will take place from 11th to 14th of March in Mundomar (Benidorm, Spain). You can find more information and register in the Symposium at www.eaam2016.com

The register form is already available at the Symposium site, the program is being developed and will be consequently updated.

Call for Papers (Extended Deadline!)

The European Association for Aquatic Mammals invites authors to submit abstracts for oral, poster and short talk presentations for its upcoming Annual Symposium, which is due to take place in Mundomar Benidorm from 11st to the 14th of March 2016


EAAM is seeking to encourage student participation to the Annual Symposium and is offering grants.


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

Animal Welfare Workshop

“Scientific and Practical Development of Objective Indicator Approach to Assessment of Welfare of Marine Mammal Species in Zoologicarl Parks”

3-5 May 2016, NUREMBERG ZOO

-> Program and Registration details will be posted here shortly

Marine Litter EAAM event in the European Parliament

Arlete Sogorb represented the EAAM at an event organized by the EAAM Coalition with the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. Titled “Marine Litter Impact on Oceanic Ecosystems: Problems and Solutions” and was proposed by the EAAM as part of the EAAM/Alliance World Oceans Month 2015 #debrisfreesea campaign.

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