C.A.O.A.C. is a non-profit corporation and is composed of member aquarium, reptile & amphibian, pond & water garden, and similar clubs or societies from across Canada. The S.C.A.A.S. is a charter member.
The Federation of American Aquarium Societies (FAAS), formed in 1973, is a service organization of and for aquarium societies of North, Central and South America.