1. To provide an organized forum for the discussion of aquaculture between students and professionals of USAS.
  2. To improve communication among aquaculture students and to promote USAS activities at the student and local level.
  3. To increase representation of student membership in the USAS.
  4. To provide professional opportunities for leadership.
  5. To provide unique, aquaculture opportunities that is not already found at Auburn.
  6. To communicate meetings and activities to both members and non-members in a professional timeframe.
  7. To learn and network as a diverse community in aquaculture.
  8. To collaborate with AFS to improve the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (SFAAS) at Auburn University for students, staff and faculty.
  9. To promote sustainable aquaculture to the public as outreach.