One Ocean, One Mission
Mystic Aquarium’s interdisciplinary and highly collaborative model
Mystic Aquarium employs strategies with a vision of a robust, modern aquarium deeply rooted in values and blossoming with measurable impact in protecting ocean environments through an integrated approach to research, education and conservation.
Our values run deep throughout our culture. They reflect our 40 plus year heritage and our shared desire to create a better more sustainable world that protects aquatic animals, assures the survival of threatened species and calls for action infused with comprehensive compassion and respect. Mystic Aquarium has an extensive cross-disciplinary competency in experientially learning locally and globally.
Animal Health and Welfare
Mystic Aquarium has unique competencies in marine mammal health, environments and related ongoing research projects.
Over 500,000 people are engaged annually as citizen scientists in marine animal conservation, rescue, rehabilitation, reducing marine pollution, coastal restoration and public advocacy.
We are committed to developing advancing research with the goal of balancing human development with the needs of aquatic animals and their environments.
We actively collaborate with like-minded organizations with the goal of having a strong and lasting impact on ocean conservation.
Animal Rescue Program
Our Animal Rescue Program has been rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing sick, stranded or injured marine animals since 1975.
Mystic Aquarium Experts
Our team of world-renowned marine mammal scientists conduct comprehensive research for the advancement of marine sciences.