Mystic Aquarium is deeply rooted in local and global action for protection of the ocean, and the species that call it home. This, coupled with a resolute concern for community and people, is what defines our “One Ocean, One Mission” ethos. Mystic Aquarium has an unwavering commitment to our region’s economic and environmental success, and to advancing conservation impact globally.
Real and lasting conservation can only be achieved through collaborative partnerships and programs. These partnerships enable Mystic Aquarium to expand its mission footprint, increase public knowledge and engagement, and inspire the next generation of oceans stewards.
Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Mystic Aquarium is proud to work alongside our AZA colleagues on a number of collaborative conservation initiatives for research, species conservation and more.
Mystic Aquarium is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA) and is a member of the International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association (IMATA).
Mystic Aquarium is certified by the American Humane Association.