About Us

The American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife is committed to the conservation and responsible use of the territory’s aquatic and wildlife resources. Our mission is to promote sustainable practices that ensure the long-term health and viability of these resources, while also providing opportunities for recreation and economic development. We work to achieve this mission through a variety of programs and initiatives focused on education, outreach, enforcement, and habitat management. We are dedicated to working with our partners and stakeholders to create a brighter future for American Samoa’s natural heritage.

Our Mission

Our department’s vision is to manage, protect, preserve and perpetuate the Marine and Wildlife Resources of American Samoa.