Network Organization

The South African Association for Marine Biological Research

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  • marine science,
  • marine spatial planning,
  • coastal communities,
  • marine,
  • advocacy
Target Group
  • Students,
  • Researchers,
  • Policy makers
  • English

To be internationally recognised as the most effective, science-based advocate for the conservation of the marine and coastal resources of the Western Indian Ocean.

SAAMBR Mission

To contribute to the conservation of marine and coastal resources by:

  • generating scientific information through the Oceanographic Research Institute, a leading marine science research institute in the Western Indian Ocean Region;
  • disseminating information and inspiring care for the oceans through uShaka Sea World, Africa’s largest world class, conservation-oriented aquarium and
  • empowering people through uShaka Sea World Education, the leading marine conservation education centre in Africa.