ASLO is an international aquatic sciences society that was founded in 1936. For 80 years, it has been the leading professional organization for researchers and educators in the field of aquatic science.
The purpose of ASLO is to foster a diverse, international scientific community that creates, integrates and communicates knowledge across the full spectrum of aquatic sciences, advances public awareness and education about aquatic resources and research, and promotes scientific stewardship of aquatic resources for the public interest. Its products and activities are directed toward these ends. With almost 4,000 members worldwide, the society has earned an outstanding reputation, and is best known for its journals, its interdisciplinary meetings, and its special symposia.