MASNA is a non-profit organization composed of marine aquarium clubs and individual hobbyists from North America and abroad, totaling several thousand individuals.
MASNA's goals are to:
- Educate our members with online and published material, the MACNA conference, and other sanctioned events;
- Assist in forming and promoting the growth of clubs within the hobby while ensuring a sustainable future for the marine environment;
- Encourage the ethical growth of the marine aquarium hobby and support captive breeding/propagation efforts, and;
- Support efforts to eliminate abuses in collecting and transporting marine organisms