The International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM) is an organization of individuals who are professionally interested in and devote a significant amount of time to the practice of aquatic animal medicine, teaching and research in aquatic animal medicine, or the husbandry and management of aquatic animals.
The Association is defined as an organization of individuals who are professionally involved in the practice of aquatic animal medicine or in teaching and research in aquatic animal medicine or in the husbandry and management of aquatic animals.
To advance the art and science of aquatic animal medicine and health and promote the free exchange of knowledge in the interest of improving the health care and husbandry of aquatic animals held in human care and the proper conservation and management of aquatic animal resources in the wild.
To provide an organization within which interested and professionally qualified individuals can work together to achieve these objectives.
To provide a setting in which the development of the practice of aquatic animal medicine may be facilitated and enhanced.
To promote the application of the principles of veterinary medicine to aquatic animal disease problems.