Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) Lindsay Porter

A Letter to the Community Regarding Racial Injustice

SMM commits to our membership and our global community at large to do our part to actively create a diverse, inclusive and tolerant world.

Read this important letter

  • Read the Journal

    Marine Mammal Science publishes significant new findings on marine mammals resulting from original research.

    Read Online
  • 2021 Conference

    Our next conference is the 24th Biennial Conference

    in Palm Beach, Florida, USA 1-5 August 2022

    Get More Info
  • Become a Member

    As a member, you’ll get:

    • Subscription to the Marine
       Mammal Science journal
    • Discounted conference rates
    • Access to members-only
       web area

    Sign Up


to the international Society for Marine Mammalogy.
Our mission is to promote the global
advancement of marine mammal
science and contribute to its relevance
and impact in education,
conservation and management.

Become a Member

Latest News

January 18, 2022

Members’ Meeting Reminder: February 2, 2022 at 18:00 GMT

Aloha SMM Members- This is a reminder that we will be hosting our Members’ Meeting online next week. We will give an update on our budget, explain some changes to our governing documents that will be on the March ballot, announce the winners for our inaugural Conservation Fund grants, and more.  We will also share […]

Read more

January 5, 2022

SMM Inter-Conference Members Meeting – February 2nd 1800 GMT

Aloha and Happy New Year SMM Members- The delay of the conference means we are overdue for an update to our members.  We would like to kick off the new year with an inter-conference meeting to give an update on our budget, explain some changes to our governing documents that will be on the March […]

Read more

December 10, 2021

SMM Seminar Editors’ Select Series: Friends Through Thick and Thin: How Injuries Disrupt Bottlenose Dolphin Associations

The SMM Seminar Editor’s Select Series highlights the latest and most exciting marine mammal science published in the Marine Mammal Science Journal. The SMM created this series to give scientists and citizens around the world a chance to engage with marine mammal scientists, learn and ask questions. All are welcome. Thursday, 16 December 2021 at […]

Read more

Read more on our News Page